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Tribute art (sculptures, paintings, stamps, ...) devoted to the Beatles
23 January 2017
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There are many public sculptures, paintings, carvings, paintings throughout the world devoted to the Beatles. Perhaps we can create a  thread to this topic. (Not including works of art for sale)P1100040.jpgImage Enlarger

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I've always liked this

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Marxism-Lennonism

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That made me think of this:

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It also happens to be an amazing album...

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24 January 2017
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The pictures in post one are of the Lennon statue in Havana. I like this picture of that statue.

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Here's the new Beatles statue in Liverpool.

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Here's the Beatles Bible in Paul's hand in that statue. I wonder who pulled this stunt? ahdn_paul_02

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25 January 2017
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@Ahhh Girl Great picture of Sir George Martin with "John"! (Yes, I just came back from Havana - the Lennon glasses can come off and have often been stolen. Now a woman stands off to the side and stands guard over the glasses!)

Love the Beatles Bible trick.

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John Lennon is getting a US stamp in 2018. https://www.local10.com/lifest.....s-for-2018

Hopefully by the end of April so RN can get a birthday card with one of the stamps on it.

They will be forever stamps so I am going to buy a slew of them to use for years to come.

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11 January 2018
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This the Lennon statue at the John Lennon airport. Whadda think of it?

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11 January 2018
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It's not bad, @Ahhh Girl. Not the best Lennon statue in Liverpool (probably the Pier Head Beatles) but not the worst (was hugely disappointed by the Cavern Walks Beatles:

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).

Liverpool is a fascinating city for statues though. As AG can confirm, there are very naturalistic statues of Liverpool's famous sons and daughters strolling the streets in the city centre, and you can find statues of many connected with the Beatles story that are easily missed, like this statue of Sir John Moores and his brother Cecil:

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Sir John was the man who bought the Stuart Sutcliffe painting that bought Stu a bass guitar so he could join John's band.

It does strike me that I don't think there's a statue of Brian in Liverpool. I'm sure AG and I would have been off to see had there been.

Strange that the man who did so much to create Liverpool's reputation as a centre as musical Revolution is so far missing a public memorial.

Something interesting I noticed is that the John statue on Mathew Street has had his head changed. It seems this is the statue as it was originally:

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While now, after a slight move, he looks like this:

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Obviously the same body, but his head has changed from the rocker to the moptop.

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11 January 2018
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It seems the campaign failed as nothing has been heard, and the "statue4eppy" website is gone.

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11 January 2018
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Ron Nasty said
It seems the campaign failed as nothing has been heard, and the "statue4eppy" website is gone.  

That's too bad, I would love to see an Eppy statue, he definitely deserves it.brian-epstein

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Walrian here! Not Fiddy, or anyone else, actually.

11 January 2018
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I wonder if the concert made a profit.

11 January 2018
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Of course, the most important Liverpool public artwork, as it was the first, and surprisingly not mentioned yet (including by me), is Arthur Dooley's Mathew Street plaque, "Four Lads Who Shook the World".

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Unveiled in 1975, it originally also included a cherub shown flying away to represent Paul, but it was stolen shortly after. It reappeared in 2005, but I can't remember it having been put back in place. The "Lennon Lives" tribute was placed alongside in the '80s.

This is the plaque as originally unveiled, with the Paul cherub in place:

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Notice how Paul has Wings... a-hard-days-night-george-10 Clever pun!

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12 January 2018
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I personally can't believe that we have a statue of Cilla Black in Liverpool,but yet there isn't one of Brian Epstein. If it wasn't for him, she probably wouldn't have had a singing career.

 

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Oh, and no one in Liverpool says 'lorra,lorra' either.  I honestly don't know where she picked that up from. (And yes,that statue is supposed to be Cilla Black ahdn_paul_01)

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A Beatles themed pub in Argentina, which has a lot of cool Beatley memorabilia and tribute art in it:

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The John Lennon statue in the Hard Rock Cafe in Washington, DC.

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My dad painted this for me a few years ago:

 

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23 January 2018
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most definitely the best sculpture of Richard Starkey the world has seen

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23 January 2018
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most definitely the best sculpture of Richard Starkey the world has seen  

omg, hahaha! i forgot the last time i laughed that much 😀 thanks for making me laugh 😀

and thank you very much for this post OP, really enjoying it

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That scares the living daylights out of me! The Harrisonette has competition... 

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