Origins, space and time in the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

David Nash has a real fascination with wood.  He knows his material intimately.  He knows how it weathers, dries out, splits along the grain.  He understands how it chars and how it becomes waterlogged and rots.  Wood expresses the fundamental elements of life; earth, fire, air and water.  Nash is... Read more »

Henry Moore; as edgy as a Yorkshire outcrop, as soft as rain.

For Henry Moore, art was the expression of the imagination rather than representation.   He was not just a craftsman, he was an explorer.  With typical Yorkshire bluntness,  he declared, ‘I express myself in shapes; that’s my language.’  The same recurrent shapes featured prominently in Moore’s  work, the reclining female figure,... Read more »