It might have many critics but the statue tribute to Mary Wollstonecraft succeeds in its abstract commemoration of the feminist. Public sculptures could learn from it
Britain’s heritage is steeped in the remnants and history of slavery, but you wouldn’t necessarily know it.
The statue was part of a push in the Victorian era to create mercantile heroes. Colston's slaving activities were conveniently glossed over.
After years of inaction by authorities, protesters have forced the point – opening a new chapter in this monument's history.