Ai Weiwei & Memphis at Palazzo Franchetti, Venice

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…

A Chill Yorkshire Odyssey to end the Year and some Art at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park to begin 2015

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…