Country Life October 2022 October 4, 2022
Country Life’s article on how art incorporated in development adds or detracts from property appeal, features Hamish’s larger than life size horses at the Goodman’s Fields development in Aldgate and comment from Hamish.
Its all about place-making’, says Hamish Mackie, the Oxford- shire-based sculptor who was commissioned in 2014 to model the six bronze life-and- a-quarter size bolting horses at The Berkeley Group’s Goodman’s Fields development in Aldgate, London El. The award-winning landmark composition cleverly references what were once open fields let for livery grazing in 1598 by a Mr Goodman. I modelled each without a plinth to make the experience more accessible and emphasised movement,’ says Mr Mackie. ‘The Russian Arab is rearing, others are running through water and, if you’re on a bus, you’ll get eyeballed by a Spanish Andalusian.’ READ MORE