‘It’s going to split opinion’: huge Weston-super-Mare installation opens

See Monster, on a decommissioned North Sea gas platform, is one of the UK’s biggest ever public art works

It looms high above the Grand Pier and makes the big wheel on the seafront look tiny. As it has taken shape on the beach at Weston-super-Mare, See Monster – a decommissioned North Sea gas platform converted into one of the UK’s biggest public art installations – has provoked a heady mix of head-scratching, interest and ire.

Finally, after delays caused by the vagaries of this summer’s extreme weather (too hot at times, too windy at others), visitors are being invited this weekend to clamber onboard.

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(SOURCE) https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2022/sep/23/its-going-to-split-opinion-huge-weston-super-mare-installation-opens

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