Phil Collins for The Guardian

Phil Collins: why I took a Soviet statue of Engels across Europe to Manchester

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A portrait of artist Phil Collins in Manchester, where he is installing an artwork. Long Exposure portrait photography
This month, the Berlin-based, British-born artist Phil Collins transported a 3.5 metre statue of Friedrich Engels from a village in eastern Ukraine, through Europe, to Britain on a flat-bed truck. Next month, during the Manchester international festival, the sculpture, a 1970s concrete image of the bearded revolutionary, will be erected in the city where he researched The Condition of the Working Class in England, its new permanent home.
— The Guardian
Portrait photography in Manchester of artist Phil Collins. Artist headshot
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