Castle Howard presents first major exhibition by a contemporary artist

Tony Cragg alongside his “Outspan” – Photo by Charlotte Graham

Tony Cragg at Castle Howard (3 May – 22 September 2024) is the first major exhibition by a leading contemporary artist to be held across the house and grounds of the historic estate.

The exhibition celebrates the artist’s sculptural imagination, showing the fascinating ways in which his sculpture sits within historic landscape and architectural settings.

Tony Cragg has been working and exhibiting since 1969. He represented Britain at the Biennale in Venice in 1988, was awarded the Turner Prize in 1988 and the Lifetime Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award in 2017.

Cragg’s magnificent 5m-wide sculpture Over the Earth (2015) is set on a plinth in the middle of the Ray Wood reservoir, the first time a work has been displayed at this location.

Tony Cragg’s “Over the Earth” – Photo by Nick Howard

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