Damien Hirst's 'Verity'

Damien Hirst's controversial 22-metre bronze sculpture of a pregnant woman is put in position in Ilfracombe

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'Verity' arrives in Ilfracombe

Damien Hirst's controversial sculpture of pregnant woman 'Verity' has arrived at Ilfracombe.

The 20-metre high bronze is being unloaded in several different sections, and will be assembled on site.

It's a 20 year loan by the sculptor, who lives in nearby Combe Martin.

First glimpse of Damien Hirst's 'Verity' Credit: ITV Westcountry
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