Jasper Johns Blacksmith Sculpture

Glastonbury Abbey Roasting Spit Jasper Johns

Medieval Roasting Spit

1831 Hammer Jasper Johns

1831 Hammer


Medieval Roasting Spit

Glastonbury Abbey Roasting Spit Jasper Johns
Glastonbury Abbey Roasting Spit Jasper Johns Glastonbury Abbey Roasting Spit Jasper Johns

The spit is based on an example in Hampton Court Palace and is installed at Glastonbury Abbey.

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1831 Hammer

1831 Hammer Jasper Johns 1831 Hammer Jasper Johns

The night before the 1831 riots hundreds of Sledge Hammers were 'borrowed' from an Iron Foundry, they were used during to break down the doors of four prisons. All but two of these hammers were returned. The hammers were recreated for Bristol Radical History Week exhibition and the film is by artist Mark Sands.

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