Category Archives: Art and Scultpure

Window art

Previously I posted an image of the stark exterior of the Towner Gallery in Eastbourne (click here to view it). If you were to turn around and view the opposite side of the road then there is likely be something … Continue reading

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Christo on the Serpentine

Christo, famous for wrapping the Pont Neuf in Paris and the Reichstag in Berlin  has a new installation this summer in London. It’s a 66ft high array of oil barrels in the shape of a pyramid with the top cut … Continue reading

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Robert Indiana RIP

This is an ‘image’ that will be well-known to many of us. It exists on cards, posters, album covers, jewellery and T-shirts and of course as this Sculpture. It has been around since 1965, and yet the Artist who created … Continue reading

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Surveyed from all sides

Last week (at the last minute, as per usual) I saw Rachel Whiteread’s exhibition at Tate Britain. She was the first woman to win the Turner Prize in 1993 and is one of the UK’s leading Sculptors, casting objects and … Continue reading

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Chrome Horn

Always a pleasant surprise when you see something unusual in an ordinary place. I spotted this in the Plants Shop at Nymans (National Trust property in W Sussex). There are several of these chrome horns, of different sizes, each  in … Continue reading

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Under Cover

I have heard of gardeners who go to some effort to protect plants from frost damage over the winter months, but this is the first time I’ve come across sculptures wrapped in shrouds. Can you imagine what they are thinking … Continue reading

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Gargoyle

Not a classical gargoyle high up on one of our Cathedrals but sited just below the rim of an ornamental fountain in Nymans Gardens, and it was definitely a gargoyle. On the day this image was shot the water was … Continue reading

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