Birmingham’s Public Art


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Birmingham’s Public Art by Jonathan Berg.

Perhaps Birmingham’s best-kept secret is that it has one of the finest collections of public art in the UK. Discover its most inspirational pieces from classic Victorian statues to modern classics, such as Antony Gormley’s Iron:Man and ‘the ‘Floozie in the Jacuzzi’, to the vibrant and edgy work of a new generation of street artists.

With over 300 high quality colour photos and a wealth of information, this is the ultimate guide to the wonderful public art to be found in today’s city.

First published in 2023 by Birmingham Picture Library.

Front cover: Ozzy (detail), Artum, 2023

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About the Author:

Jonathan Berg is a Birmingham photographer and author who has been active in the city since 1990. Until recently he was the Pathology Director at SWBH NHS Trust. His book Positively Birmingham has sold over 30,000 copies in five editions. Birmingham’s Public Art is Jonathan’s twelfth book of the city and the first edition has been produced in a limited run and to the highest print standards.

His books are perfect gifts for anyone interested in Birmingham and its history.

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