Dismantling B of the Bang

The B of the Bang is located next to the City of Manchester Stadium at Sportcity; The home grounds of Manchester City FC. However due to structural problems, the city council has decided to dismantled this fabulous sculpture. The above photo was taken when they were dismantling it. You can see at that time some of the spikes were taken down already.

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That is so sad. Such a beautiful structure. I hope they would rebuild and make sure this time it's structurally sound.
Photo Cache    Fri, 19 Jun 2009 06:00:41 +0800
Great shots for Skywatch!!! Hope you can visit my corner too ...... Happy weekend!
prettylifeonline    Fri, 19 Jun 2009 06:12:49 +0800
I'm glad that you took this great picture before the dismantled it. That is one of the coolest and most unusual structures that i've seen. Great shot!
James    Fri, 19 Jun 2009 06:41:25 +0800
Too bad! That is/was a cool sculpture.
Louise    Fri, 19 Jun 2009 06:58:10 +0800
Shanme. I like it.
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J Bar    Fri, 19 Jun 2009 07:18:01 +0800
It was brilliant art installation but never safe.Great to get that shot though, so atmospheric.
babooshka    Fri, 19 Jun 2009 08:34:48 +0800
Cool looking structure, too bad it had to go, but you got a terrific shot against that sky!

Have a great weekend!
sylvia    Fri, 19 Jun 2009 08:48:35 +0800
Dang, that looked cool!
Luke    Fri, 19 Jun 2009 09:58:05 +0800
Interesting sculpture to bad they can't fix it
Cactus Jack Splash    Fri, 19 Jun 2009 10:14:58 +0800
Alex: What an interesting sculpture to show in the cloudy sky.
Fishing Guy    Fri, 19 Jun 2009 10:37:15 +0800
Tough situation. The sky seems to sympathize with the work!
SandyCarlson    Fri, 19 Jun 2009 10:48:37 +0800
wow! that was a beautiful work of art good thing there will be pictures to remind people of that.
Rocks    Fri, 19 Jun 2009 11:07:59 +0800
Amazing silhouette!
Mike    Fri, 19 Jun 2009 15:30:30 +0800
Lovely artphoto!!! Great SWF entry!!

Well done
Eric    Fri, 19 Jun 2009 17:59:50 +0800
Hi all, thanks for visiting my blog.

Photo Cache: Me too. It's a fantastic piece of art isn't it?

prettylifeonline: I will

James: Oh yes.

Louise: It is.

J Bar: Same here!

babooshka: yeah. It was about to rain when I took this shot.

sylvia: yes. thank you.

Luke: Yes it is, and it is very tall as well.

Cactus Jack Splash: yups.

Fishing Guy: thank you.

SandyCarlson: I think the city council had a hard time deciding what to do with it.

Rocks: Oh yes.

Mike: thanks

Eric: thanks
Alexander    Fri, 19 Jun 2009 19:11:27 +0800
It's cool shot!
Great photo.

Thanks for visiting my blog.
Kazu    Fri, 19 Jun 2009 20:09:28 +0800
interesting structure and dramatic sky
vaggelis vlahos    Fri, 19 Jun 2009 21:59:24 +0800
Lovely to take shot of the sculpture before it is all gone. Sad that it had to be taken down. Have a nice weekend, Alex.
Alicesg    Sat, 20 Jun 2009 00:29:59 +0800
What a pity! I like it the way the sky is seen behind it. Thanks for your visit Alex.
Bonnie Bonsai    Sat, 20 Jun 2009 03:34:14 +0800
Too bad because that is an awesome sculpture!
sharon    Sat, 20 Jun 2009 10:30:41 +0800
Sad that they are dismantling it, because it looks like it was an amazing piece of sculpture..

Looks dramatic against the sky..
Karen    Sat, 20 Jun 2009 15:32:09 +0800
What a pity that they are taking it down, I think it is brilliant! Maybe the sky is feeling the loss and showing it wearing grey and dark clouds.
AKO    Sat, 20 Jun 2009 16:32:56 +0800
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