Verity stands at 66.43 feet tall, and weighs 25 tonnes. She is on long-term loan to North Devon Council as a gift from her artist Damien Hirst and gazes out to sea from the battered rocks of Ilfracombe Harbour   
 Verity is an allegory for truth and justice. Her stance is taken from Edgar Degas’s ‘Little Dancer of Fourteen Years’ (c. 1881)   
 Representing truth, her scales are hidden and off-balance behind her back
VERITY
VERITY
 An anatomical cross section of her head and torso reveal her skull and the developing foetus inside her womb.
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 whilst her sword is held confidently in her up stretched arm
 Verity stands on a base of scattered legal books
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 Verity stands at 66.43 feet tall, and weighs 25 tonnes. She is on long-term loan to North Devon Council as a gift from her artist Damien Hirst and gazes out to sea from the battered rocks of Ilfracombe Harbour   
Verity stands at 66.43 feet tall, and weighs 25 tonnes. She is on long-term loan to North Devon Council as a gift from her artist Damien Hirst and gazes out to sea from the battered rocks of Ilfracombe Harbour 
 Verity is an allegory for truth and justice. Her stance is taken from Edgar Degas’s ‘Little Dancer of Fourteen Years’ (c. 1881)   
Verity is an allegory for truth and justice. Her stance is taken from Edgar Degas’s ‘Little Dancer of Fourteen Years’ (c. 1881) 
 Representing truth, her scales are hidden and off-balance behind her back
Representing truth, her scales are hidden and off-balance behind her back
VERITY
VERITYVERITY - a true principle or belief, especially one of fundamental importance
 An anatomical cross section of her head and torso reveal her skull and the developing foetus inside her womb.
An anatomical cross section of her head and torso reveal her skull and the developing foetus inside her womb.
20150507_devon_ilfracombe_c6d-85.jpg
 whilst her sword is held confidently in her up stretched arm
whilst her sword is held confidently in her up stretched arm
 Verity stands on a base of scattered legal books
Verity stands on a base of scattered legal books
20150507_devon_ilfracombe_c6d-67.jpg
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