Especially for mj, Barry Flanagan’s wonderful hares; striding out across the canal pond
Leaping through the trees
The poised, Large Nijinski on Anvil Point
And possibly my favourites, the petite Empire State with Bowler- Mirrored, a piece that is obviously appreciated by the local spiders
They look so deceptively simple in close up, as if given a a pack of plasticine anyone could knock one up (oh no, I’ve just looked at last years post and I thought Damien Hursts work looked like pasticine, I think my art appreciations need s mature beyond primary school)
In previous years the Beyond Limits exhibition at Chatsworth has comprised of sculptures by many different artists and whilst I knew I would enjoy the Flannagan sculptures, I do prefer the bigger more diverse event that I’ve posted about before I’m a bit puzzled that it’s described as a ‘selling exhibition’, could so many of Flanagan’s works be for sale at once? But then is anything is for sale if the price is right?