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'The Seven Ages of Man'

A totem pole of heads to represent the different stages of life. 

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London’s Brutalist office building known as Baynard House near London Blackfriars is home to a unique cast aluminum public sculpture by Richard Kindersley titled The Seven Ages of Man.

This intriguing sculpture, resembling a totem pole with sculptural heads, stands as a testament to the passage of time and the stages of life. Commissioned by Post Office Telecommunications, the sculpture was unveiled in April 1980 and remains a captivating presence at the site.

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