Explore the seasons through art

Norman Stevens, Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter 1976

Artists on how the weather influences them

Global warming has opened new seascapes, revealing uncharted lands

Pierre Huyghe

Pierre Huyghe, ‘A Journey that wasn’t’ 2005
Pierre Huyghe
A Journey that wasn’t 2005
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© Pierre Huyghe

I prefer my work to be shown outside. I think sculpture grows in the open light and with the movement of the sun...with space and the sky above, sculptures can expand and breathe.

Dame Barbara Hepworth

Dame Barbara Hepworth, ‘Figure for Landscape’ 1959–60
Dame Barbara Hepworth
Figure for Landscape 1959–60
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© Bowness

Spring is very energising to me.

David Hockney

David Hockney, ‘White Porcelain’ 1985–6
David Hockney
White Porcelain 1985–6
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© David Hockney

What kind of weather are you?

How are artists inspired by our environment?

What Next?

Olafur Eliasson Your uncertain shadow (colour) 2010 Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary Collection, Vienna. Photo: María del Pilar García Ayensa / Studio Olafur Eliasson © 2010 Olafur Eliasson

Explore exhibitions around weather and climate change like Olafur Eliasson: In real life

Dame Barbara Hepworth, ‘Spring’ 1966

Visit the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden in St Ives and experience Hepworth's sculptures exposed to the elements as the artist intended

Panel discussion on stage

Watch key figures from the social and political sphere, exploring the potential of artists and art institutions to address global sustainability challenges and inspire change

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