An art in­stal­la­tion over the Pen­nines

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stopped be­ing anx­ious about sell­ing as an artist, I had tremen­dous suc­cess.” They now sell all over the world and his col­lec­tors in­clude Jeremy Pax­man, Jack Dee and Der­ren Brown. Last year Shaw was com­mis­sioned by the Govern­ment to make a spe­cial edi­tion book­shelf print to present as a gift to the G8 lead­ers af­ter their meet­ing at Lough Erne. “I got a text one morn­ing say­ing ‘Your work will soon be hang­ing in the Krem­lin, the White House and the El­y­see Palace’. I thought it was a joke, but it wasn’t”.

1830 Gallery to July 6. www. theart­works.org.uk AN am­bi­tious land art project will ap­pear along the route of the Grand De­part.

As part of this year’s Tour de France cel­e­bra­tions ,the York­shire Fes­ti­val will in­clude Fields of Vi­sion, from Pen­nine Prospects.

Artists, en­vi­ron­men­tal­ists, young farm­ers and lo­cal cy­clists will sew and weave de­signs into the land­scape, to cre­ate a large piece of liv­ing art.

You can see the in­stal­la­tion across parts of the re­gion from June 1-July 6, in­clud­ing at Blub­ber­houses, El­land and Holm­firth.

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