Last weekend, we ventured out into the Spring sunshine and visited Yorkshire Sculpture Park, in Wakefield. The 500 acre estate is home to many permanent sculptures by the likes of Andy Goldsworthy, William Pye and Dame Barbara Hepworth.
It also houses transient installations, such as their current exhibition by American artist KAWS. This is the first UK museum exhibition by him and I’ll admit that I wasn’t aware of his work before we went. However, I loved his quirky characters and marvelled at the sheer size of some of the outdoor structures, which represent nostalgic aspects of growing up.
I’d stupidly forgotten to take the camera, so all these have been taken on my iPhone. I’ve then had a play around with them, bleeding out the background in order to give them an other-worldly feel.
They are also my contribution the the Daily Post’s photo prompt of ‘One Love’ – I’ve chosen the piece below (the bond between parent and child) to reflect this. Let me know what you think!
Yorkshire Sculpture Park has free entry (parking charges apply – £8 all day) and is open daily, except Christmas Eve and Day. The KAWS exhibition runs until June, 2016.
Image Credits: All my own, so please be sweet and ask before sharing. 🙂