Capability Brown: Lenses on a Landscape Genius Exhibition 22 June – 29 July 2016
The Landscape Foundation has organised an exhibition of photographs of Capability Brown’s work. It will be on show at the Building Centre, Store Street, London WC1E 7BT, from 22 June to 29 July.
Brown’s reputation has been in flux. Sky-high at the time of his death and at the time of his 300th centenary, in 2016, it had a profound slump from late 18th century to the early 20th century. For artists and novelists, this is not uncommon and re-examinations can be done by examining their original works. For works of landscape architecture, this is scarcely possible, because they are in constant change. So a photographic exhibition is an excellent idea. We can examine Brown’s work at one point in time.
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Brown’s work through your lenses looks fantastic, I do not see why his reputation would be in flux.
Thank you for this positive publicity for the Lenses on a Landscape exhibition for the Capability brown Tercentenary at the Building Centre London WC1E 7BT
Please note that this is proving popular and has now been extended until 26 August 2016 and will be travelling to Brussels for 2017!