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Destinations 07/11/2019

Ekebergparken Sculpture Park, Oslo

The natural state does not truly exist on this planet anymore. The earth has been relentlessly turned over …

Destinations 17/09/2019

The Vostell Malpartida Museum

In the spring, the landscape of northern Spanish Extremadura is a display of warm greens and incandescent yellows, …

Destinations 22/07/2019

Postcard from the Zentrum Paul Klee

It is a bit of a magical place, at the end of line 12, right past the highway. …

Destinations 27/03/2019

Almourol Contemporary Sculpture Park

Oddly enough, in a country dominated by its capital city Lisbon, one needs to go to Vila Nova …

Destinations 01/11/2018

Le Château La Coste, France

In Puy-Sainte-Réparade, in the heart of Provence near Aix-en-Provence, the Château La Coste, a 500-acre vineyard, offers a …

Destinations 25/05/2018

The Oficina Brennand in Recife, Brazil

Located on the outskirts of Recife (Eastern tip of Brazil), the Oficina Brennand is accessible through a long …

Destinations 13/05/2018

CIAP Centre international d’art et du paysage, Vassivière island

Marianne Lanavère, director of the CIAP, and Marc Sautivet, founder of the first sculpture symposium on the Vassivière …

Destinations 18/04/2018

Queen Califia, Niki de Saint Phalle

Niki de Saint Phalle’s last monumental work is nestled in a large park where families go walk their …

Destinations 23/11/2017

Bold Tendencies

Ten years ago, Bold Tendencies grew out of a desire to find a space to show a group …

Destinations 09/08/2017

The Line : London’s first art walk

The Line is London’s first dedicated art walk, launched in May 2015. It was conceived as an outdoor …

Destinations 09/06/2017

Fondation Marta Pan – André Wogenscky’s Sculpture Garden

We discussed everything, Marta recalls. First question, the exterior. “What color would you like for the house?” I …

Destinations 24/05/2017

Outdoor sculptures at the Fondation de Coubertin

Located an hour by train from Paris in the regional natural park of the Haute Vallée de Chevreuse, …

Destinations 11/05/2017

Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden — UCLA, University of California, Los Angeles

Matisse’s four backs! Who knew they could be found elsewhere than at the Museum of Modern Art in …

Destinations 19/04/2017

Reykjavík: a City of Sculpture Gardens and Public Monuments

Iceland’s parliament, the oldest functioning legislative body in the world, currently meets in a small brick building in …

Destinations 14/04/2017

Barcelona: taking it outside!

Often referred to as “open sky museum”, Barcelona is a true gold mine when it comes to architecture, …

Destinations 27/02/2017

DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum

It’s on a gorgeous fall day, when the bright colors of foliage become dazzling, that we set on …

Destinations 27/01/2017

Postcard from Venice

Every chance I get, I immerse myself again in Peggy’s universe, travel back in time, and imagine myself …

Destinations 08/12/2016

The Baltimore Museum of Art Sculpture Gardens

To let you discover new sculpture parks around the world, Sculpture Nature had the pleasure to ask a …

Destinations 21/11/2016

An Outdoor Museum Filled with Amazing Surprises : Middelheim Museum, Antwerp, Belgium

In the context of Sculpture Network’s 14th International Forum, I have been lucky enough to visit last month …

Destinations 09/11/2016

Chaumont-sur-Loire 2016 Artistic Program

Interview with Chantal Colleu-Dumond, director of the Domaine Chaumont-sur-Loire about the 2016 visual arts program. Domaine Régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire 41150 …

Destinations 29/09/2016

The sculpture park at the Domaine de Kerguéhennec

This year, the sculpture park at the Domaine de Kerguéhennec (Morbihan department) celebrates its 30th anniversary. For the …

Destinations 26/08/2016

Postcard from the International Center of Arts and Landscape at Vassivière Island

Walking across the long footbridge leading to Vassivière Island, one leaves something behind; one lightens. This is a …

Destinations 19/08/2016

Andy Goldsworthy Investigates the History of the Presidio of San Francisco

People often think of forests as wholly natural places. In this “wilderness” we sometimes see the world as …

Destinations 12/08/2016

Three Sculpture Gardens in Tuscany, Italy

  This month, Sculpture Nature invites you to discover three of the most famous Tuscan sculpture gardens: The …

Destinations 03/08/2016

Escapade in the Empire of Signs

On our way to the Setouchi Triennale, we took a detour through Japan, where the landscape becomes a …

Destinations 20/07/2016

Postcard from Rio de Janeiro

Sítio Roberto Burle Marx, Barra de Guaratiba, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Roberto Burle Marx, mostly known as a landscape …

Destinations 21/06/2016

New Garden at the Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park: the Richard & Helen DeVos Japanese Garden.

The story of the Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park (West Michigan, USA) started long before its opening …

Destinations 31/05/2016

Postcard from Cambodia

Khmer temples of Ta Prohm and Preah Khan, Siem Reap, Cambodia. Anonymous. No art or installation per se. …

Destinations 27/05/2016

Estuary Nantes Saint-Nazaire. An Outdoor Collection

Since 2007, the Loire river estuary keeps evolving. Better yet, it has become an outdoor museum which can …

Destinations 04/05/2016

The Norton Simon Museum Sculpture Garden

Nine magnificent sculptures by Henry Moore, three of the most beautiful Aristide Maillol, eight Auguste Rodin, and other …

Destinations 28/04/2016

Interview with the Fields Sculpture Park curator, Nicole Hayes

Omi International Arts Center comprises sixty acres of land and woods. The Fields Sculpture Park offers nearly eighty …

Destinations 26/04/2016

The Maeght Foundation, a Timeless Must-See

A must-see: the Maeght Foundation remains a magical site! Its inauguration soirees, featuring artists, jazz singers and intellectuals, …

Destinations 13/04/2016

The Château d’Arsac and its sculpture garden: interview with Philippe Raoux.

  Philippe Raoux, owner of the Château d’Arsac and contemporary art collector, answered a few questions on the …

Destinations 08/03/2016

Inhotim, an extraordinary garden

Located an hour drive from Belo Horizonte in South East Brazil, the open sky Inhotim museum is an …

Destinations 09/02/2016

A Tour of Storm King with Director David Collens

An hour drive north of New York City, Storm King Art Center, one of the largest sculpture parks …

Destinations 26/11/2015

An interactive map to discover Andy Goldsworthy’s Refuge d’Art around Digne-les-Bains

British artist Andy Goldsworthy has been working since 1995 on Refuge d’Art, a magnificent project that has been …

Destinations 25/05/2015

In New York, the new Whitney museum opens up to the outdoors.

The Whitney Museum of American Art was founded in 1930 by sculptor and collector Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney to …

Destinations 12/05/2015

Enea Tree Museum, Another Vision on Outdoor Sculpture

In entering Enea Gardens, an hour away south of Zurich, you will be greated by works of art …

Destinations 16/04/2015

The Return of the Great Patrons of the Arts

They are wealthy and enterprising. But that’s not enough. Today, they want to become art collectors and patrons …

Destinations 12/04/2015

Imperial Sculptures, The Benches of Inhotim

When visiting the Brazilian contemporary arts garden of Inhotim, for the first time -or even the second or …

Destinations 08/04/2015

The Fields Sculpture Park at OMI International Arts Center

Founded by Francis J. Greenburger, Omi International Arts Center is mostly known for its residency programs, which host …

Destinations 19/03/2015

Parque de La Memoria, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Facing the water, behind the University of Buenos Aires, stands the Parque de la Memoria, a park displaying …