Art & Design
The bright red work of art (and 40 others) now protected (U.K.)
The bright red work of art (and 40 others) now protected
By Paul Kerley
BBC News Magazine
22 January 2016
From the section
They were designed to bring public spaces back to life after World War Two - it was art for everyone. Now dozens of post-war sculptures are being given listed status.
The bright red, welded steel structure above - at Milton Keynes in Buckinghamshire - appears to defy gravity and the rules of balance.
It was created in 1970 by Bernard Schottlander. He fled Nazi Germany in 1939 for Leeds, where he worked in a factory as a welder while attending evening classes in sculpture.
, the government has now given his sculpture added protection.
Scroll down and see the 40 other artworks granted Grade II or Grade II* status across England.