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This is a list of public art in the London Borough of Islington.

Clerkenwell

Image Title / subject Location and
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Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
Middlesex Court of Sessions - geograph.org.uk - 650874.jpg Justice, Mercy, Portrait of George III and other motifs Middlesex Sessions House, Clerkenwell Green 1779–1782 (building) Nollekens, JosephJoseph Nollekens Relief sculptures Grade II*

Finsbury

Image Title / subject Location and
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Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
Ornate doorway, City University, St. John Street, EC1 - geograph.org.uk - 1099032.jpg Science and Agriculture City, University of London, College Building c. 1894–1896 Montford, Paul RaphaelPaul Raphael Montford Frieze Grade II
Finsbury War Memorial in London August 11th 2014 - 07.jpg Finsbury War Memorial Rosebery Avenue 15 August 1921 Rudge, ThomasThomas Rudge War memorial with statue Grade II
Chiswell Street artwork - City of London - 2014-08-09 - Andy Mabbett - 02.JPG Faceted Column Corner of Chiswell Street and Finsbury Pavement

51°31′13″N 0°05′15″W / 51.5204°N 0.0875°W / 51.5204; -0.0875
1999 Cox, StephenStephen Cox Sculpture N/A
Moorgate crash memorial, Finsbury Square (cropped).jpg Memorial to the Moorgate tube crash Finsbury Square 2013 ? Memorial N/A Unveiled 28 July 2013.
Mercury the God Top of Triton Court, Finsbury Square
2 figures of Triton the God Triton Court, Finsbury Square
4 females Triton Court clock tower, Finsbury Square

Finsbury Park

Image Title / subject Location and
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Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
Crossed pistols tile motif Finsbury Park station, Victoria line platforms 1968 Eckersley, TomTom Eckersley N/A
Finsbury Park tube balloon mosaic.JPG Balloon mosaics Finsbury Park station, Piccadilly line platforms 1983 Grey, AnnabelAnnabel Grey N/A

Highbury

Image Title / subject Location and
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Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
Boer War Memorial, Highbury Fields 20181110 115622 (49450553777).jpg Boer War Memorial Highbury Fields 1905 Mackennal, BertramBertram Mackennal War memorial with statue Grade II
Bacon Statue on outside of Islington Central Library, Holloway Road, London.jpg Statue of Francis Bacon Islington Central Library, Holloway Road 1906 Schenck, FrederickFrederick Schenck Statue in niche Grade II
Islington Central Library, Holloway Road, London (8476020306) (Spenser detail).jpg Statue of Edmund Spenser Islington Central Library, Holloway Road 1906 Schenck, FrederickFrederick Schenck Statue in niche Grade II
The Neighbours by Siegfried Charoux (18901546010).jpg The Neighbours Highbury Quadrant Estate

51°33′31″N 0°05′37″W / 51.5585°N 0.0936°W / 51.5585; -0.0936
1957 Charoux, SiegfriedSiegfried Charoux Sculptural group Grade II
Highbury Manor tile motif Highbury & Islington station, Victoria line platforms 1968 Bawden, EdwardEdward Bawden N/A

Highgate

Image Title / subject Location and
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Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
Flickr - Duncan~ - Dick Whittington's Cat.jpg Dick Whittington's cat Whittington Stone, Highgate Hill

51°33′59″N 0°08′13″W / 51.5665°N 0.1369°W / 51.5665; -0.1369
1964 Kenworthy, JonathanJonathan Kenworthy Sculpture Grade II

Holloway

Image Title / subject Location and
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Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
Tony Adams statue.jpg Statue of Tony Adams Emirates Stadium 2011 MDM Statue N/A Unveiled 9 December 2011.
Herbert Chapman (25790256433).jpg Statue of Herbert Chapman Emirates Stadium 2011 MDM Statue N/A Unveiled 9 December 2011.
Тьерри Анри статуя.jpg Statue of Thierry Henry Emirates Stadium 2011 Roulleau-Gallais, MargotMargot Roulleau-Gallais Statue N/A Unveiled 9 December 2011.
Dennis Bergkamp statue.jpg Statue of Dennis Bergkamp Emirates Stadium 2014 MDM Statue N/A Unveiled 22 February 2014.
Arsenal FC v Everton FC, 24 Oct 2015 - 02.JPG Statue of Ken Friar Emirates Stadium 2014 MDM Statue N/A Unveiled 28 February 2014.

Islington

Image Title / subject Location and
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Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
Musgrave Watson frieze in Battishill Gardens.jpg Commerce Welcoming All Nations Battishill Street Gardens 1842 (carved)
1975 (unveiled on present site)
Watson, MusgraveMusgrave Watson
Hugh myddleton islington green 1.jpg Statue of Hugh Myddelton Islington Green

51°32′09″N 0°06′13″W / 51.5357°N 0.1036°W / 51.5357; -0.1036
1862 Thomas, JohnJohn Thomas Statue Grade II
Thomas Paine memorial (28854552428).jpg Memorial to Thomas Paine Angel Court, Owen Street 1991 Jordan, KevinKevin Jordan Obelisk N/A
Angel Wings, Islington - geograph.org.uk - 549064.jpg Angel Wings N1 Retail Plaza, The Angel, Islington 2003 Buttress, WolfgangWolfgang Buttress and Fiona Heron Sculpture N/A
Halo by Wolfgang and Heron, N1 Retail Plaza, London 1100485.jpg Halo N1 Retail Plaza, The Angel, Islington 2003 Buttress, WolfgangWolfgang Buttress and Fiona Heron Sculpture N/A
Islington Green War Memorial (3133010321).jpg Islington Green War Memorial Islington Green 2004 (replacing an earlier "temporary" war memorial) Maine, JohnJohn Maine War memorial N/A
Angel by Kevin Boys, Angel tube station in March 2011 02.jpg Angel Angel tube station Boys, KevinKevin Boys Statue N/A
Hare and Hounds architectural sculpture Upper Street, on No. 181 (formerly the Hare and Hounds pub)

Newington Green

Image Title / subject Location and
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Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
A Sculpture for Mary Wollstonecraft
Mary Wollstonecraft
Newington Green

51°33′05″N 0°05′06″W / 51.5515°N 0.0851°W / 51.5515; -0.0851 (A Sculpture for Mary Wollstonecraft)
2020 Hambling, MaggiMaggi Hambling Sculpture N/A Unveiled 10 November 2020.

St Luke's

Image Title / subject Location and
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Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
Eric Gill Geograph-865401-by-ceridwen.jpg Christ Healing the Blind Man Moorfields Eye Hospital, King George V Extension 1933–1935 (building) Gill, EricEric Gill Relief sculpture
Opening the Lockgate by Ian Rank-Broadley.jpg Opening the Lockgate Outside 250 City Road, opposite City Road Basin 2020 Rank-Broadley, IanIan Rank-Broadley Sculptural group N/A Commemorates the bicentenary of the Regent's Canal. The first of three works by the sculptor commissioned for the development; the others will be installed in 2021 and 2023.

Shoreditch

Image Title / subject Location and
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Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
Wesley Chapel London (cropped).jpg Statue of John Wesley Wesley's Chapel, City Road

51°31′25″N 0°05′14″W / 51.5237°N 0.0872°W / 51.5237; -0.0872
1891 Adams-Acton, JohnJohn Adams-Acton Statue Grade II
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