Chris and I visited Biltmore on Easter morning and as always it was a treat. I always love to see the tulips and other spring flowers and will share those later in the week but first let me share this really unique exhibit that is located outdoors at Antler Village.
Stickwork, by Patrick Dougherty, is a large-scale, unique-to-Biltmore outdoor sculpture. The outdoor exhibit, located in Antler Village, is the perfect playground for young ones.
How neat is this? I can’t wait to see it “age” over the months that it is up. I am sure the green will turn to brown. It is the perfect playground for kids.
Artist Patrick Dougherty has built over 300 of these installations over the years and his love of using saplings as construction materials has become his signature in the art world. To read more about him and his work click here.
Have you ever seen anything like this? I was so thrilled to be able to get to see it and it was relatively uncrowded when we were there so we were able to. watch a few children play hide and seek in the massive structure. It was difficult to photograph the size of it but it is one of the best exhibits I have seen there over the years.
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Good morning Beth Ann…it’s amazing- the unlimited possibilities of creating. To be able to conceive of this and actually make it! Wow.
This is a very unique creation and as you say, perfect for kids to play in. I look forward to the spring flowers post.
Wow. That’s amazing. I bet it’s so fun for kids to play in there.
This is the most unique public art installation I’ve seen. And, yes, I can visualize kids loving this.
What a amazing structure! I can see how it would be so fun for children. It never stops amazing me the talents that God has given people and they arose to the challenge.
Oh my gosh, that is so cool!