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Artist appointed Queen's sculptor

posted 30 Dec 2008, 12:51 by myEdinburgh Admin   [ updated 30 Dec 2008, 12:52 ]
Alexander Stoddart
Alexander Stoddart continues to live and work in Scotland

An artist has received his profession's highest honour, after being appointed the Queen's sculptor in Scotland.

The title was bestowed on Alexander Stoddart in recognition of his outstanding contribution to culture.

The Edinburgh-born artist is best known for his public monuments of historic figures, such as the Robert Louis Stevenson statue in the Scots capital.

Full story from BBC News