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Back for her feet…

‘Verity’ a 20.25m (66ft) bronze art work by the artist Damien Hirst. Verity is described a modern-day allegory for truth and justice. The figure’s stance is taken from Edgar Degas’ Little Dancer of Fourteen Years (c. 1881) referenced by Hirst in his earlier bronze Virgin Mother (2005). She holds the traditional symbols denoting Justice –…