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See this – Pink Pineapple Pavillion at Berrington Hall

There’s something wonderfully unsettling in the manicured grounds of the National Trust’s Berrington Hall this summer. The Grade I listed mansion in Hertfordshire, which was built in 1778-81 for the son of the 3rdEarl of Oxford, is one of a few surviving masterpieces by architect Henry Holland. The building’s neo-classical interiors feature intricate plasterwork in… read more

Patrick Heron
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Patrick Heron’s colour quotes

“I think this world is magical. Colour, form, space, relationships ‒ these elevate life. They energise. They elevate my whole consciousness…I think art heightens the potential of the actual” ‒ Patrick Heron (The Colour of Colour, 1994-5) The painter Patrick Heron was a huge figure in British post-war art, creating pulsing, colour-spilling canvases inspired by his surroundings in… read more

Christo, The Mastaba
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The Colours of Christo

This summer, The Serpentine in Hyde Park is playing host to an extraordinary sculptural event. The London Mastaba is the latest public artwork by the artist Christo, known for creating huge sculptures in fabric in both architectural and natural sites around the world. Working with his wife, the late Jeanne-Claude, his body of work is both… read more

The Chromologist 2018 | Farrow & Ball

The Chromologist