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Porsche Sculpture: Goodwood Festival of Speed, 2018
Public Art Installation at East Sussex Car Event, England – design by Gerry Judah
31 Jul 2018
Porsche Sculpture at Goodwood Festival of Speed, 2018
Location: East Sussex, England, UK
Design: Gerry Judah
Goodwood Festival of Speed, 2018
July 2018 marked the 25th annual Festival of Speed at Goodwood House in West Sussex.

The Festival of Speed is a major event in the world motorsport calendar, featuring the latest racers, championship drivers and incredible displays of classic cars.

For these 25 years, British artist and designer Gerry Judah, has been commissioned to create the spectacular centrepiece sculpture for the event. This year celebrates 70 years since the Porsche 356 was first introduced in 1948.
The sculpture stands in front of Goodwood House at 52 metres high, towering high above the entire event. One single narrow spine, starting at only 98 millimetres wide on the ground, shoots vertically to explode into seven pointed spindles, on which six iconic Porsches sit dramatically at each end, with the seventh spindle pointing sharply into the sky.

The cars displayed are as follows:

356 – the first Porsche produced in 1948

917 – an endurance racer as driven by Steve McQueen in the 1971 film ?Le Mans?

959 Paris Dakar rally winner from 1987

918 Spyder?a hybrid road car from 2015

919 Le Mans Prototype f...
Source: e-architect
URL: https://www.e-architect.co.uk/

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