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Lenses on a landscape genius

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LENSES ON A LANDSCAPE GENIUS
AN EXCITING CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITIONmarking the tercentenary of the originator of modern landscape thoughtopening during the London Festival of Architecture

Capability Brown works as seen through the eyes
of leading contemporary photographers
their personal creative response to his world-famous legacy

UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE LANDSCAPE FOUNDATION

THE BUILDING CENTRE Gallery Two 22 JUNE – 29 JULY 2016
Store Street, London , WC1E 7BT www.buildingcentre.co.uk

Ideas and techniques developed by Brown are still being used in the creation of newlandscapes. Over 100 photographs inspired by Capability Brown’s artistry and design willshow the breadth and scale of his work. Unique contemporary photographs and video will beexplained by Brown’s own words and other apposite quotation. Leading landscape andgarden photographers offering their ‘take’ on many Brown works countrywide are as follows:

Matthew Bruce, Joe Cornish, Gareth Davies, Derek St Romaine, Jacqui Hurst, Andrea Jones, James Kerr, Gavin Kingcome, Andrew Lawson, Archie Miles, Allan Pollock-Morris, Gary Rogers, Steffie Shields, James Smith, Stephen Studd-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
A unique bust of Lancelot 'Capability' Brown will be unveiledcreated by Jon Edgar, a sculptor of the Frink School. A few unpublished Brown plans & drawings will also be shown.-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Exhibition Curators:
HAL MOGGRIDGE www.colmog.uk
Principal from 1969 to 1997, and now consultant to Colvin & Moggridge, who have worked on
the restoration of several Brown parks, including Blenheim.
STEFFIE SHIELDS www.steffie-shields.co.uk
A garden photographer, writer, and Cambridge tutor, Steffie is a leading Capability Brown
expert whose book, Moving Heaven & Earth, Capability Brown's Gift of Landscape will be
published by Unicorn Press in June 2016

Sponsors include:
Philip Smith's Charitable Trust; Alan Baxter Foundation; Sir Jeremiah Colman Gift Trust;
Mr James and Dierdre Dyson Trust; Colvin & Moggridge;
and the following landscape architecture practices:
J & L Gibbons; The Adams Loxton Partnership; Kim Wilkie; Townshend Landscape Architects