Sculpture on the Peninsula is a wonderful two-yearly treat. Set among beautiful mature trees on Loudon Farm it’s a feast of art that is stimulating, whimsical, and a sheer joy. I found it impossible to choose a favourite, but just loved the Daleks, and the Synergies, all by Jane Downes.
The Exterminating Daleks were priced at $7,500 each, and I heard a woman behind me say “Couldn’t we spend our Christmas fund on one?”. Two items I would have loved to take home were Hoard and a particular dark-eyed owl. The former was beyond my budget, and the latter already sold – probably just as well. Here’s a selection of exhibits:
“It’s such a treat to spend one’s time
just gazing at sculpture sublime.”