David Nash at Kew Gardens
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Discover the art of internationally renowned sculptor David Nash in this beautifully illustrated app – made to accompany the major 2012/13 exhibition of his work at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
An essential introduction to David Nash, the app is a rich tool for exploring the artist’s work and techniques – at Kew and beyond.
The app includes:
An interactive map showing the locations within the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, of each sculpture
Brand new interviews with the artist explaining the development of his ideas, brought to life in an interactive version of Nash's Family Tree drawings
Video documenting Nash’s tools and techniques
Stunning photographs showcasing his sculptures at Kew, plus previously unpublished photos from Nash's personal archive
Essays on Nash’s life and work
This wonderful tool gives a unique insight into Nash’s art and life.
About David Nash
David Nash’s work is held in private collections and public galleries all over the world including the Guggenheim, Tate and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
David Nash at Kew: A Natural Gallery is an exhibition at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London. Sculptures, drawings and film installations are on display throughout the Gardens, in the glasshouses and in the Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art. And during six months as an ‘artist in residence’ at Kew, Nash is making new sculpture at his outdoor studio on Cedar Vista – his ‘Wood Quarry’.
David Nash and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
David Nash and Kew share a commitment to the environment. Nash’s philosophy places particular emphasis on the fundamental role that nature plays in humanity’s continued existence. He sees the environment as our ’outer skin’.
Nash’s relationship with, and ever-growing knowledge of, his chosen material – wood – sits in perfect accordance with the conservation work that Kew carries out both in the UK and across the globe.