Satish Kumar: What’s the story behind your vision of Yorkshire Sculpture Park?

Peter Murray: Well, it started in 1977, and the original idea was quite modest. I was running a postgraduate course in art education at Bretton Hall College and I had this idea of placing sculptures in the ground, mainly motivated by education, to give students the opportunity to look at works of art in Nature. But when I started to research sculpture in the landscape, I realised that there was no sculpture park in this country. There had been some interest in developing a sculpture park – Henry ...


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