Major Paolozzi sculpture facing decay 'because no one wants to own it'

By Dalya Alberge

Artist's foundation trying to find owner of work at London Euston station as Network Rail and leaseholder deny responsibility

A masterpiece by the 20th-century British sculptor Sir Eduardo Paolozzi is deteriorating because no one is taking responsibility for it, his foundation has warned.

The sculpture, an enormous abstracted head titled Piscator, is considered a London landmark. Commissioned by British Rail in 1980 for the forecourt of Euston station, it still stands on its original site but looks forlorn and filthy.

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