UEA Sculpture Trail

Explore the UEA campus and take some time to look at and learn a bit more about the sculptures in the beautiful parkland.

UEA Sculpture Trail

Norwich, England NR4 7AF, United Kingdom

Created By: Stephen Amiss

Tour Information

Starting at the Sainsbury Centre designed by Norman Foster to house the collection of Sir Robert and Lady Sainsbury, this tour will guide you through the parkland between the broad and the University's striking brutalist architecture of Denys Lasdun.

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What You'll See on the Tour

Henry Moore - Draped Reclining Woman

1957-58 Acquired by Sir Robert and Lady Sainsbury in 1960, it was first sited in the gardens of Bucklebury, their country home. Thence to its present site facing the restaurant at the Sainsbury Centre. Half-reclining female figure with larg... Read more
Henry Moore - Two Piece Reclining Figure No. 3

1961 Part of Moore's gift of thirty-five sculptures to the Tate Gallery in 1978. At the suggestion of Sir Robert Sainsbury, a trustee of both the Sainsbury Centre and the Tate, loaned to UEA. Sited to south east of Sainsbury Centre Easter 1... Read more
Henry Moore - Reclining Woman

1956 Sited first at Bucklebury, the country home of Sir Robert and Lady Sainsbury, and moved to the SCVA 20 August 1980, facing World Art and Museums Studies School entrance, to the north west of the site; moved in 1991 near the bridge entr... Read more
Ian Tyson - Proximity

2005-6 Large metal abstract sculpture finished in matt black mounted on a low concrete base. The steel tubing is 30cm high and wide, and this gives the multiple for the construction. The smallest blocks are 30cm square, the next are 90cm lo... Read more
Liliane Lijn - Extrapolation

1962 Large abstract design based on the extrapolation of three sets of triangular steel plates fixed to three central steel shafts. The whole arrangement is fixed within a triangular tubular steel base. Now housed on a raised concrete base ... Read more
Henry Cline - Variations on a Square

1964 Abstract sculpture made from a welded steel frame clad with brazed copper sheet mounted on a simple pedestal. The sculpture presents a cage-like set of variation on the theme of squares. There is one complete square on the main, south-... Read more
John Hoskin - One For Bristol

1968 Large abstract sculpture comprised of four rectangular aluminium sheets, mounted at an angle in a parallel arrangement between two blue-painted steel supports on a wedge-shaped concrete base. The siting, at an angle to the Music Centre... Read more


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