Beautiful contemporary art is to go on display at Stonehenge in the first exhibition of its type at Wiltshire’s iconic prehistoric site.
Conversations in Making is an English Heritage exhibition opening at the visitor centre on the 24th May. On display will be a set of beautiful vessels created by artist Linda Brothwell, inspired by conversations with local makers in Amesbury and influenced by Stonehenge and prehistoric objects from Wiltshire and Salisbury museums’
Linda, whose previous project The Tool Appreciation Society was dedicated to makers and their tools – has pieces in the V&A Museum and the Royal College collections. She has exhibited in the UK and internationally for the British Council, The Design Museum, Palais de Tokyo, the Korean National University of Cultural Heritage, The Royal Society for Arts and COLLECT.
She is pioneering an understanding of British crafts skills and tools by illustrating the importance of their value to economic, social and cultural development.
- The exhibition will run until 24th November, 2019
- English Heritage Stonehenge site