Simon Palmer: Observation of Landscape at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Maja Lorkowska, Exhibitions Editor
Image © the artist, printed by Paul Berriff, courtesy YSP

Simon Palmer: Observation of Landscape at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield 4 March — 11 June 2023 Entrance is free — Visit now

Fans of landscape painting will be delighted with Yorkshire Sculpture Park‘s current exhibition at the YSP Centre: Simon Palmer’s Observation of Landscape showcases the artist’s deep love for his hometown of Wensleydale and the Yorkshire Dales.

The show features 18 limited edition giclee prints based on Palmer’s much-loved watercolour, ink and gouache paintings. He predominantly works in and around his home, capturing the changing light and seasons with quick pen and ink drawings. There is a stylised quality to the artist’s work, with winding yet solid shapes and warm, afternoon light that floods the scenes, aligning him to a British landscape tradition that includes artists such as Paul Nash, Graham Sutherland and Eric Ravilious.

The works on display are all available for sale at YSP Shop YSP Shop, in-person and online, with proceeds supporting YSP’s charitable work.

Simon Palmer: Observation of Landscape at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield 4 March — 11 June 2023 Entrance is free Visit now

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