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YSP 4

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April 19, 2017 Posted by | Art, Photography, Uncategorized | , , , | Leave a comment

YSP 2

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YSP (Yorkshire Sculpture Park) 1

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One of the good places, Yorkshire Sculpture Park.

April 19, 2017 Posted by | Art, Photography, Uncategorized | , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Cement Menagerie 1

The Cemenrt Menagerie 1The Cement Menagerie is a piece of true folk art set in the village of Branxton, which is at the site of the Battle of Flodden in North Northumberland.  This garden of  animals, people, inscriptions and angels was created by John Fairnington to delight his only son, Edwin, who suffered from cerebral palsy. Edwin lived in the village all his life, looked  after  by John and his wife Mary, and was apparently a happy person.  John Fairnington, who was a joiner by trade, created life-size drawings of all the figures, and his friend James Beveridge, who was also a pensioner, made the creatures out of cement.  The Cement Menagerie is in The Fountain House Garden.  It is a strange,beautiful and touching work of art.

See also: telegraph.co.uk/gardening/gardenstovsit/3325952/Incredible-hulks.html

June 17, 2015 Posted by | Art, Photography, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Kelpie

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May 17, 2015 Posted by | Art, Photography, Uncategorized | , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Kelpies (Peripatetic Version) Come to Kelso

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