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Art Centre Sculpture Park & Gallery
The garden and park are spread over some 100 acres of rolling Wiltshire
countryside, one hour from London. Over 100 sculptures on display by Gormley,
Caro and other English sculptors. With changing exhibitions.
Roche Court East Winterslow, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP5 1BG, Tel: 01980 862244,
Helen Simpson, Manager.
The Serpentine Gallery, situated in the heart of Kensington Gardens, was
founded in 1970 by the Arts Council of England. Changing shows with over
3 acres of grounds for sculptures. The Serpentine is open daily from 10am
to 6pm and is free of charge.
Serpentine Gallery, Kensington Gardens London W2 3XA. Recorded information
0171 298 1515.
The Tate Gallery houses the national collection of British art from the
sixteenth century to the present day, including the Turner Bequest, and
the national collection of international modern art. The Tate is a family
of galleries and currently operates on three sites in different parts of
Britain: Tate Gallery London, Tate Gallery Liverpool, and Tate Gallery St
Sculpture Park, Portland Sculpture Trust
Naturally regenerated since quarrying ceased nearly a century ago, Tout
(which means 'lookout') is the most magical and dramatic of the few hand-worked
quarries that remain on Portland. Cut into the cliff top high over Lyme
Bay, with views along Chesil Beach to the Devon coast, it is now a labyrinth
of overgrown gullies and pathways that twist and turn, revealing sculpture
either carved into the rockface or constructed from shale within the quarry
Yorkshire Sculpture Park
Set in 200 acres of parkland, in the park features changing exhibitions
of international scope and permanent collection, including works by Caro,
Hepworth and Moore. Artists-in Residence program and workshops. Trail
for the mobility- impaired.
Bretton Hall College, West Bretton, Near Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF4
4LG. (44-1924) 83 05 79. Fax (44-1924) 83 00 44. Open Daily, 10a.m. to
4p.m. in autumn and winter; 10a.m. to 6p.m. in spring and summer.
Sculpture at Goodwood
Set in twenty acres of woodland it is in an area of outstanding natural
beauty. Forty diverse sculptures are on view and change gradually with
the commissioning of around 12 pieces each year. Open to the public March
- November; Thursday, Friday, Saturday,
10.30am - 4.30pm
West Sussex. PO Box 18 0QP. Contact: Helen Friend. Tel: +44(0) 1243 538449
Hannah Peschar Sculpture Garden
In this revamped water garden by landscape designer Anthony Paul, big plants
and trees support, frame and enhance a collection of contemporary sculpture
by mainly British sculptors.
Open from May to Oct.: Fridays and Saturdays, 11a.m. - 6p.m. Sundays and
Bank Holidays 2p.m.-5p.m. Tuesday to Thursday by appointment (no concessions).
Closed Mondays. From November to April by appointment only.Black and white
cottage, Standon Lane,Ockley, Surrey RH5 5QR, Tel: 01306 627 269
Ironbridge Open Air Museum of Steel
Occupies a 10 acre site situated within the historically appropriate
district of Coalbrookdale, England. There are currently over 60 sculptures
in the Permanent and Loan Collections, including a substantial number
by Roy Kitchin, set throughout superb landscape, ranging from open rolling
grassland to intimate woodland settings, linked by discreet pathways.
Moss House, Cherry Tree Hill, Coalbrookdale, Telford, Shropshire TF8 7EF.
Contact: Pam Brown - Director, Tel: (44-1952) 43 31 52
The Garden Gallery exhibits the work of some 90 contemporary artists creating
distinctive sculpture, pots, furniture and mosaics for gardens and conservatories.
Work is shown in the garden during exhibitions, and visits at other times
are welcome by arrangement.
Rookery Lane, Broughton, near Stockbridge, Hampshire, SO20 8AZ. Contact:
Rachel Bebb, Proprietor, Tel: 01794 301144
Henry Moore Foundation
More than 25 sculptures by Henry Moore on the grounds of his former
home and studio. Dane Tree House, Perry Green, Much Hadham, Hertfordshire
SG10 6EE. Contact: Rosemary Walker. (44-1279) 84 25 66 or 3333. Fax (44-1279)
84 36 47. Open by appointment from Apr. 1 to Sept. 30 on Tues., Wed.,
Thurs. afternoons. Admission Fee.
Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden
Permanent collection of Barbara Hepworth sculptures, including over
40 works from 1950 to 1975.
Barnoon Hill, St. Ives, Cornwall TR26 1AD. (44-1736) 79 64 96. Open Daily,
except Mon., 11a.m. to 5p.m., Apr. through Oct. . Admission Fee.
Chiltern Sculpture Trail
Fourteen modern works in a forest setting.
Cowlease Wood, Christmas Common, between Stokenchurch and Watlington,
Oxforshire, on B481, nr. J5 of M40. Contact: Keith Wallis. (44-1296) 69
66 62. Open all year.
Forest of Dean Sculpture
A four mile sculpture trail with works by Allan, Appleton, Atherton,
Davies, Finlay, Jetelova, Lees, Nash, Parker, Randall-Page and others.
Starting Point: Beachenhurst Picnic Site on the B4226, just east of junction
with B4234, between Coleford and Cinderford, Gloucestershire. (44-1594)
83 39 08. Map available from Beechenhurst Visitor Centre, Forest Enterprise
office, Tourist Information Centre or Forest Bookshop, Coleford.
Grizedale Forest Project
Since 1977, this 8,700-acre forest has provided a natural environment
for site-specific works created by from the areas abundant wood and stone.
It is the largest collection of sculpture in the landscape in th British
Isles. Sculptor in residence program, Apr. through Nov.
Hawkshead, Nr. Ambleside, Cumbria LA22 0QJ. (44)122) 98 42 91. Open all
Sculpture by Andrew Goldsworthy and a series of bridges designed by
students, including Malcolm Strong.
Hooke Parke College, Beaminster, Dorset DT83NA. Contact: John Bunford.
(44-1308) 86 3 1 30. Fax (44-1308) 86 31 19. Open Apr. to Oct., Sun.,
Mon., Wed., 2p.m. to 5p.m. Admission Fee.
The New Mile Stones Project
Sculpture in a landscape setting, featuring works by Angus, Fairfax,
Goldsworthy, Maine, Randall-Page, Thomas and others.
Dorset. Common Ground, 41 Shelton St., London WC2H 9HJ. (44-171) 379 3109.
Fax (44-171) 836 5741.
||The Shape of the Century: 100 years of British
Part of the Salisbury Festival of dance, music, theatre and visual arts.
Most of the sculptures are located near the cathedral. Large pieces by Caro,
Goldsworthy, Kapoor and Chadwick are on the grounds, as well as Moore, Paolozzi
and Whiteread indoors.
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