About the Artwork

3 Men Walking is a sculpture made up of LEDs that echoes the cityscape and imagery of street signage in the area. The artist, who has his studio locally, was involved in the siting of the piece on the corner of St Mary Axe and Undershaft, next to the Gherkin, a busy thoroughfare for workers and visitors.

Year: 2008

Courtesy the artist and of Lisson Gallery


LED installation


205 x 135 x 135 cm

Artist Biography

Julian Opie

Julian Opie is one of Britain’s foremost visual artists, and part of the New British Sculpture Movement. His work was part of Watch Me Move: The Animation Show at the Barbican Art Gallery in summer 2011.