Art at Tremenheere

Dramatic landscape and planting provide the backdrop to contemplative but inspirational artworks. Internationally renowned artists such as James Turrell and David Nash have interacted with the landscape to create site specific permanent works which harmonise with the setting. The land also provides a forum for ever-changing temporary, or even ephemeral arts in all its forms.

 

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James Turrell

An underground elliptical domed chamber which James Turrell has designed as a space from which to view the sky, especially at twilight.

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Richard Long

Richard Long, renowned minimalist land artist has created a new permanent work at Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens.

Perhaps best known for his epic walks and stone interventions in wilderness locations, Long on this occasion has chosen a work sympathetic to the garden situation and the gentle contemplative ambience of Tremenheere

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Kishio Suga

Striking installation within the landscape - scaffolding cage encloses bamboo poles which could represent repressed energy in modern society.

Kishio Sugar is a founder member of the influential Mona-Ha art movement in Japan.

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Kishio Suga

Minimalist installation - a line of logs within woodland. Incised line along logs may represent one's journey through life. The entire piece mirrors the cycle of life and decay in the natural world.

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Black Mound

David Nash

Powerful collection of charred oak shapes in a sculpted huddle. David Nash has sited this work to resonate with the mature oak woodland and bluebells in season.

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Camera Obscura

Billy Wynter

This work is carefully sited to sit within a pivotal point in the landscape. Internal images present a 360° view of the gardens in an hypnotic, magical way.

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skhimza

Ken Gill

A beautifully located installation using glass to honour an ancient fissure in a rock face.

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pregnant silence

Tony Lattimer

Ceramic sculptures located within the Lime Tree Cafe and outside include 'Pregnant Silence', 'Waterfront' and 'Highwater' and the newly located 'Companion' at the South Eastern woodland within the gardens

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Tim Shaw RA

Reflecting on his work, Shaw says: 'It delves into the nature of the human psyche. There is an attempt to understand the nature of who we are through a process of reduction, a stripping down of the human condition to its primordial bare bones. I am interested in aspects of humanity that do not change'.

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