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Beyond Limits Chatsworth 2011

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And so to art. Chatsworth makes a stunning location, even when it is wrapped in white plastic.  Two Damien Hirst sculptures,  Myth and Legend were placed at the top of the Canal Pond which was garnished with a couple of white swans for further effect.

Myth and Legend

Myth and Legend 1-1

Legend

Legend Damien Hisrt 2-1

The whiteness of the white is simply brilliant (obviously not Dulux paint then) and I liked the fact these sculpture didn’t have the silly little fences around them. I loved how the light bounced up off the plinths up-lighting the beasts

Legend

Legend -1

Myth

Myth Damien Hirst-1

Looking at the texture, it brings to mind the sight and the smell of a new packet of plasticine 

Legend Damien Hisrt 3-1

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Author: uphilldowndale

Watching the rhythm of rural life, from the top of a hill in northern England. Having spent most of my life avoiding writing, I now need to do it! I am no domestic goddess, but if I were expecting visitors to my home, I would whisk round with the duster and plump up the cushions and generally make the place look presentable. I hope that by putting my words where others may see them it will encourage me to ‘tidy up and push the Hoover around’ my writing. On the other hand I may just be adding to the compost heap. Only time will tell! Pull up a chair, sit yourself down, I’ll put the kettle on.

12 thoughts on “Beyond Limits Chatsworth 2011

  1. Nice photos of these great and special sculptures – in lovely surroundings!

  2. Did Spud accompany you to see the sculpture? I am picturing my dog, who would have had to leave a little message behind on those pristine white bases.

  3. Some great photo’s of Myth & legend! I went to the exhibition at the weekend: well worth it!!

  4. hi mrs uphilldowndale, i am glad you put those pics on, they are truly lovely aren’t they, i hope you had a good day there? Sara.

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