Artists have long been fascinated and inspired by landscape, but there are many great examples of them using the great outdoors not just as a subject matter, but the place in which to display their creations. Ahead of this year’s Beyond Limits exhibition at Chatsworth House, we explore some of the most remarkable outdoor art on the international stage; charting the beginning of outdoor museums in 1960s, to Earthworks, public commissions and site-specific installations that push the boundaries of human imagination. Click ahead to look back over the world’s finest examples. LAUNCH SLIDESHOW
David Bowie was not just a collector of art, but an informed authority on the subject. This was most clearly demonstrated in his role as an active member on the Editorial Board of Modern Painters magazine, and the founding of his arts publishing house, 21. He contributed regular in-depth interviews with artists such as Tracey Emin, Balthus and Damien Hirst. Click ahead to read Bowie's observations on the art and artists that surrounded and fascinated him. LAUNCH SLIDESHOW
Curator Simon Stock introduces highlights of Sotheby’s selling exhibition of monumental sculpture at Chatsworth House. Our eleventh edition of Beyond Limits includes works by Zaha Hadid, Bruce Munro, Aristide Maillol, Ju Ming, Cristina Iglesias and Wendell Castle. Journalist Farah Nayeri will be in conversation with Patrik Schumacher, principal of ZHA, at Art Out Loud at Chatsworth on Sunday 25 September - BOOK TICKETS.
Ahead of his work Time and Again being shown at this year's Beyond Limits at Chatsworth House, Bruce Munro opened the doors of his Wiltshire studio to discuss his working process, the origins of this latest work and illuminating the landscape. Munro has an enduring fascination with the concept of time and has investigated this through different mediums throughout his career – producing large-scale installations around the world, exploring human intervention with our surroundings through the medium of light.
The 21 June £103.3 million sale of Impressionist & Modern Art affirmed that the market recognises rare, ravishing and museum-quality paintings. Watch auctioneer Helena Newman’s post-auction report for more on an evening of strong bidding and buying.
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