Culture

13.07.21

Monumental Icons wins the bid to create the Jack Leslie statue

Exactly one year after the launch of a Crowdfunder appeal, the Jack Leslie Campaign has announced that Monumental Icons and our sculptor Andy Edwards has won the bid to design and produce a statue of Jack Leslie

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03.05.21

How many statues represent black history and culture?

Whilst Monumental Icons’ own sculptor, Andy Edwards, has been responsible for creating activist Frederick Douglass, boxer Muhammad Ali, footballer Pelé and artist/actor Paul Leroy Robeson, findings in a BBC study within the UK were far from conclusive.

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09.03.21

Make sure you turn your statue into a visitor destination

We always advocate that each piece we create needs to have far more relevance than simply being a statue that commemorates a person or a moment in time.

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11.02.21

How a ‘shrine of democracy’ has become a destination for three million visitors a year

The Mount Rushmore memorial park receives over three million visitors a year, spans 1200 acres and rises to 5,725 feet.

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