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Temenos

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Riverside Stadium Middlehaven Way, Middlesbrough TS3 6RS, England
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Very few pieces of good sculpture and this is not one of them

Much of sculpture is an artistic con and can see no merit in this or any purpose , does not fit in... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2017
Michael R
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Interesting

Can be seeen for miles and it is interesting. Murder to photograph but certainly worth studying if... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2017
Howard-Liverpool
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good13%
  • Average21%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible33%
6 Jun 2017
“Very few pieces of good sculpture and this is not one of them”
27 Feb 2017
“Temenos is like a fish out of water”
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Riverside Stadium Middlehaven Way, Middlesbrough TS3 6RS, England
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Reviewed 6 June 2017

Much of sculpture is an artistic con and can see no merit in this or any purpose , does not fit in to the area or have any connection just an odd pice stuck by the old dock, more public money wasted

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Can be seeen for miles and it is interesting. Murder to photograph but certainly worth studying if in the are. I wouldnt make a special journey but if near by it is fascinating

1  Thank Howard-Liverpool
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Temenos was built as part of The Tees Valley Giants project to create five art installations in Teeside but the other four were put on hold. It is quite an impressive piece of modern art close to the Transporter Bridge but feels completely out of...More

Thank paullegate
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

I am not adverse to modern art some of it I find really excellent and in fantastic settings but Temenos is not one of them. There were grand plans for the regeneration of this dock area which haven't really happened and this just looks like...More

1  Thank Gary W
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

This is my second attempt to review this piece of modern art as my first review could not be posted for reasons given by TripAdvisor even though it was clean and honest......anyway the public of Teesside have their opinions of this piece of modern art...More

1  Thank Dave J
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I cycled past it while I was cycling route 1. Not quite sure what it is supposed to be. But it's set in an interesting area with the old docks. Worth a look if you get the chance.

1  Thank Peter K
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and i visited this art work yesterday. I wasnt very impressed. There was no plauqe with any information. Ie its name, when it was built , the artist..etc. i just didnt" get it ." It looks like a big fishing net. It cost...More

Thank massivemellons
Reviewed 1 September 2016

I cannot for the life of me understand what the hell this is, it looks like a glorified oversized netball net and is an eyesore along with several other buildings in the vicinity (Middlesbrough college). I don't know how much it cost but I'm pretty...More

2  Thank iwannaliveincalabona
Reviewed 20 July 2016

A nice piece of modern art set in what may one day be a great area.... but not just yet. Don't judge Middlesbrough by what the media portrays. People are lovely and friendly and there are some gorgeous parts of Midddlesbrough. Birthplace of the great...More

2  Thank Cherie K
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Still not convinced by this - cost a huge amount of money and un less you are going to the Riverside, then you are not going to see if.

Thank bill c
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