SWAN FOUNTAIN | VISITOR'S GUIDE TO CORK BY WILLIAM MURPHY

sculptured bronze fountain by sculptor John Behan

THE SWAN FOUNTAIN BY JOHN BEHAN

The sculptured bronze fountain by sculptor John Behan consists of eight swan figures. Each swan represents 100 years of the 800 years of Cork City as a chartered Norman town. John Behan (born 1938) is an Irish sculptor from Dublin. He studied at the National College of Art and Design in Dublin, and Ealing Art College, London, and Oslo's Royal Academy School. He helped establish the Project Arts Centre, Dublin in 1967 and the Dublin Art Foundry. Notable sculptures include Arrival, commissioned by the Irish Government and presented to the United Nations in 2000 and Wings of the World in Shenzhen, China, 1991. He is a member of Aosdána.


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OTHER WORK BY JOHN BEHAN:
A VISIT TO GALWAY UNIVERSITY CAMPUS [TWIN SPIRES BY JOHN BEHAN] REF-107224 EQUALITY EMERGING - THE PEOPLE [ BY JOHN BEHAN ]REF-107532 Streets Of Dublin - Millennium Child Located Across The Street From Christ Church Cathedral [ Dublin]