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Gerry Judah creates Remembrance day 'crucifix'

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[FIRST LOOK} Sculpture Gerry Judah has created this 7m-tall crucifix for the Imperial War Museum North (IWMN) in Manchester to mark this year’s Remembrance memorial day

Called The Crusader, the three-dimensional artwork its covered in a ‘lattice of war-torn buildings lacquered in snow white’ and will be the first exhibit visitors see when entering the main exhibition space within Daniel Libeskind’s landmark musuem.

According to Judah the sculpture is a ‘direct response to contemporary global conflict’. He said: ‘It reflects on modern day wars but also resonates with the history of world conflict, making it a powerful and thought provoking piece.’

IWMN director Jim Forrester said: ‘The Crusader is a very dramatic sculpture that will provide an emphatic welcome to everyone this Remembrance. It offers an unusual perspective on conflict at a very poignant time of year, showing how war shapes lives.’

 The sculpture is supported by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

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