Northern ireland nudes
They are so many dynamics when you put it outside: how the sun reacts to it, how it glistens on the bronze and the vegetation around it.
Outside, sculptures come alive.’ The exhibition, entitled , came off the back of a similar show at Brackenstone House in Dublin in 2008.
‘There are quite a lot of names here,’ Brett understates modestly.
It is a stunning exhibition, one of the most impressive of 2011 to date, and the phrase ‘not to be missed’ was invented for it.
A reclining nude by Paddy Campbell is carefully positioned on a grassy slope so anyone walking down the nearby stairs catches sight of her. In a nearby copse of trees a stag stands poised, head turned towards the people walking down the path towards it.The landscaped grounds of the Culloden Hotel are always beautiful, but from May 7-22 they are more stunning than ever.In collaboration with Gormley’s Fine Art, the Culloden are hosting a unique outdoor exhibition, one of the largest of its kind ever held in Ireland.There are 160 sculptures on display in the Culloden grounds.100 of them are indoor pieces and can be found in a specially raised marquee, leaving 60 large pieces scattered throughout the grounds.
Gemma Dewson, branch member and photographer, said convincing their partners was easy in most cases although some required more persistence - and a little alcohol.