Last seen in Amsterdam at least 25 years ago, it was good to meet up with the insanity that is Memphis, 80s furniture and fabrics in brilliant and bold colour and pattern. Especially when sitting in, in striking contrast, in such a beautiful building. Perfect timing for us as the exhibition is due to close next week. Ai Weiwei’s Gilded Cage overlooking the Accademia Bridge over the Grand Canal.
A walk from Grimwith Reservoir towards Skyreholme, past the delightful (but closed) house and gardens at Parceval Hall and over the snowy moors. Parceval Hall is well worth the effort, an Arts and Craft star in a very unexpected setting. From my own back catalogue… https://teddingtongardener.com/2013/07/08/parcevall-hall-gardens-yorkshire-dales/ https://teddingtongardener.com/2013/07/08/the-clattering-of-rubies/ https://teddingtongardener.com/2013/07/07/a-yorkshire-tale/ This icy New Year’s Eve walk was followed on New Year’s Day by a couple of hours wandering through the Yorkshire Sculpture Park – a landscape set off by a catalogue […]
Categories: Art in the landscape, General comment, Open to the public, Travel broadens the mind • Tags: Ai Weiwei, Art, Grimwith Reservoir, Henry Moore, Skyreholme, Yorkshire, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, YSP