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“A talking point!” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Verity Statue

Verity Statue
Ilfracombe Pier, Ilfracombe, England
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Ranked #14 of 30 things to do in Ilfracombe
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“A talking point!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

It's certainly thought provoking but, in my opinion, it spoils the harbour somewhat. There are many other places in the town where it could've been placed. It's huge in size. It may, however, draw the attention away from the stunning views that already exist from here, which would be a shame.

Visited May 2013
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“Fascinating!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

A real insight into Damien Hirsts Verity, Not for the feint hearted but a real fascinating piece of artwork. Stood 20 metres high in the harbour, a real eye catching piece which apparently is on loan to Ilfracombe for 20 years. Very unusual but worth a look.

Visited July 2013
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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“Eyesore”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013 via mobile

Seriously, pregnant, defleshing, woman with a sword! Sorry Damien Hurst but you need glasses spoiled what was a lovely harbour view

Visited July 2013
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Devon, United Kingdom
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“Interesting but weird”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Its a statement.... but im not sure what of..! I like it in a weird way but only because it is so weird. No idea why half the skin in peeled off on one side, maybe it is supposed to teach people some basic anatomy.. who knows. I just think that you must have too much money to want to place something that odd and pointless on the harbour. But hey.. shes a sight to look at whilst your eating your fish and chips!

Visited July 2013
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Feltham, United Kingdom
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“Eyesore.”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

In my opinion it spoils what is a lovely harbour.
Ilfracombe has plenty of character without this monstrosity.
Evidently it's there for 20 years. Shame !

Visited July 2013
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