Missing – Wanted

– information concerning the whereabouts of the sculpture removed from High Holborn in September 2012 and sold at auction to an undisclosed buyer, of Eduardo Paolozzi as Hephaestus, Greek god of blacksmiths, craftsmen, artisans, sculptors, metals, fire and pizza delivery.

Before and after: The Artist as Hephaestus shown in situ 1987 -2012 at 36-38 High Holborn and how the building looks, remodelled and renumbered 39, today.

Image source: www.thelondonmagazine.org/article/the-cornucopias-of-our-time/

Image source: Chris Partridge, http://ornamentalpassions.blogspot.co.uk/2010_12_01_archive.html

I looked in vain for this sculpture, which I had seen many times before,  when I followed the Paolozzi Walk along High Holborn, but it had been whisked away and all traces covered over.

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