Sculptures at Los Escullos

Two birds in metal

This morning I visited the exhibition of sculptures in wood and metal by Ulli Butz and Hans Bömer at the Castillo de San Felipe in Los Escullos.

Refreshment

Entertainment

There was a good crowd, mainly from the German community, out in the Easter sunshine and refreshment and live entertainment were laid on.

Not sure of the title

The dramatic setting of the old fort is perfect for showing off their fascinating and often amusing work.

Why are you taking my picture?

The exhibition is on until the 8th April. Please go and see it.

The old fort is a good place to exhibit these works

Blog by Digby. Hope you like the pics. If you click on the photos they will enlarge.

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About Margaret Merry

I grew up in Falmouth, Cornwall, England where, after leaving Falmouth High School, I spent a year at Falmouth School of Art. Then followed three years at Hornsey College of Art in London where I obtained a Diploma in Art and Design. I then spent a post-graduate year at the West of England College of Art in Bristol where I gained an Art Teacher?s Diploma and a Certificate in Education of the University of Bristol. I lived and worked in Truro for over 30 years and became one of Cornwall's most popular artists. My paintings have been exhibited in New York, Tokyo, Paris and London and have been bought by collectors from all over the world. I have published 4 books which became local bestsellers - 'The Natural History of a Westcountry City', 'Margaret Merry's Cornish Garden Sketchbook', 'Sea & Sail' and 'Tidal Reaches'. In 2002 I moved to Spain and now live in the little coastal village of Las Negras in the heart of the Parque Natural de Cabo de Gata. I now get my inspiration from the dramatic scenery of Andalucia and its old cities, towns and villages which I usually capture in watercolour. I also enjoy figurative art, particularly nudes and dancers. For these paintings I use artists' soft pastels. I have written and illustrated 3 children's books - The Wise Old Boar, The Lonely Digger and The Adventure of Princess The Pony - which have been published in the USA.
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5 Responses to Sculptures at Los Escullos

  1. Ooh, well look who that sax player is!!! I called out to you and you IGNORED me LOL!!! T’was good to see you again, although from a distance – couldn’t really leave my post 🙂

    I went to see Margaret’s painting BTW and am just writing up on all the exhibitions of the week 🙂

  2. Reblogged this on Martyn Thompson – Landscape Photography and commented:
    Review of the opning of Ulli & Hans’ joint exhibition @ Castillo de San Filipe in Los Escullos.

  3. http://wp.me/p29ILL-tv – I borrowed one of your photos but have given you credit for it 🙂

  4. Maria Precioso says:

    I love your blog. Your photos are amazing. Your paintings are beautiful. We also love Cabo de Gata Park and we own a house in Rodalquilar. I am pining some of your pictures. I hope you don’t mind.

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