Monumental Icons have been congratulated by club representatives for creating such a striking resemblance of the late chairman in a bronze resin bust acquired by the family.
In fact, it was so lifelike that when Leicester City chief executive Susan Whelan first saw the completed sculpture she was heard to remark “It’s as if he is here in the room with us”.
Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was a Thai billionaire businessman, founder, owner and chairman of King Power Duty Free. In 2011, he was named chairman of Leicester City while continuing as owner. He died on Saturday 27 October 2018 when his helicopter crashed shortly after taking off from the King Power Stadium.
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
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.
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.