Tuesday, 11 September 2012

Seasonal statues...

I was once road-tripping around Sweden and came across Skokloster Castle, which was having an exhibition of Acrimboldo (they own 2, but several others were on loan). Which was a wonderfully surreal experience. I'd read about Philip Haas' 3D interpretations, but never managed to be in the same place at the same time as them. Until now. For the first time, all 4 of the seasons are on display in Dulwich Park, and they're fabulous. And huge. 

The originals:

Of course, the exhibition would be improved if they included an indoor version of my favourite, The Librarian:

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