Hortus Conclusus

Hortus Conclusus

1987 and 2004

mixed media

  • Tempered Ground, Museum of Garden History, 2004

Hortus Conclusus I was a wall work completed in 1987, referencing the idea of the walled garden and the associations to the earthly paradise.

Hortus Conclusus II was the result of a collaboration with the head gardener, David at Hatfield House, Hertfordshire. It was exhibited in Tempered Ground, a presentation of collaborations between Head Gardeners and artists reflecting the many and varied roles and responses to the creation and maintenance of gardens in Britain. This project was curated: Danielle Arnaud, Jordan Kaplan and Phillip Norman.

Other artists were Jo Addison, Anat Ben-David, Anna Best & Paul Whitty, David Blandy, Anna Boggon, Cleo Broda, Mark Edwards, Alexa de Ferranti, Rose Frain, Chris Jones, Janice Kerbel, Andrea Liggins, Marie-France & Patricia Martin, Maslen & Mehra, Eline McGeorge, Mr & Mrs Ivan Morison, Natacha Nisic, Lyndall Phelps, Claudia Pilsl, Abigail Reynolds and Emma Tod




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