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He was born in Mestre, near Venice, and spent his working life in London. Plazzotta is best remembered for a fascination with and study of movement in bronze - the human form, horses, ballerinas, and for his female studies, many of which adorn London's streets.
He died in London, aged 60. Public works include:
- Camargue Horses stands on the Waterside Terrace at the Barbican Centre, London
- Crucifiction in the College Gardens of Westminster Abbey.
- Homage to Leonardo stands in Belgrave Square, London.
- Jeté, 1975, is the corner of 46-57 Millbank, Westminster, London.
- Young Dancer sits opposite the Royal Opera House in Broad Street, off Bow Street, London.
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