In photos: The giant upside down globe in Holborn, London

The giant upside down globe in Holborn, London

Located within the campus of the London School of Economics in Sheffield Street, the World Turned Upside Down is a thought-provoking sculpture by the Turner Prize-winning artist Mark Wallinger.

The giant upside down globe in Holborn, London

Taking its name from a 17th-century English ballad, the sculpture measures 13 feet (4 m) in diameter.

The glove has been inverted on to its North Pole, revealing a different perspective on the world, with most of the landmasses now lying in the lower hemisphere.

Here’s more photos of the piece which is free to view at any time:

The giant upside down globe in Holborn, London

The giant upside down globe in Holborn, London

The giant upside down globe in Holborn, London

The giant upside down globe in Holborn, London

The giant upside down globe in Holborn, London

The giant upside down globe in Holborn, London

The giant upside down globe in Holborn, London

The giant upside down globe in Holborn, London

Handprints show where someone has tried to get on top of the globe!

The giant upside down globe in Holborn, London

The giant upside down globe in Holborn, London

The giant upside down globe in Holborn, London

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