Monthly Archives: July 2013

Turning Chicken Wire Into Art

Rupert Till discovered his own particular niche in art purely by accident. Having left Chelsea School of Art in 1991, he returned to North Yorkshire to prepare for a career in Art. Whilst following hounds he tripped over a laid down … Continue reading

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The Amazing Rock Garden of Chandigarh

Nek Chand began creating his amazing rock garden as long ago as the 1950’s using urban and industrial waste. This illustrates that using recycled materials is not quite such a new concept after all. Chand used anything he could lay … Continue reading

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Barhobble Church Ruins

History and art tie in very closely with one another and it is often surprisingly what you can discover on your doorstep. In our little corner of south west Scotland we are fortunate to have access to several ancient sites. … Continue reading

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Drumtroddan Cup and Rings

In 2009 some ancient stone carvings were discovered by amateur archaeologist George Currie on the mountain of Ben Lawers in the Scottish Highlands. George uncovered the prehistoric artwork to reveal a series of depressions known as cup and ring marks. … Continue reading

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