Mr oudolf s exhilarating planting for the high line which runs over lower manhattan and passes by hauser wirth s new york gallery had already been much admired but the draw and energy of his serpentine garden led to the invitation to collaborate with architect luis laplace on the development of the new hauser wirth gallery in bruton somerset. Hauser wirth s artistic hub in somerset embodies the very notion of living with art since 2014 hauser wirth s rural outpost in somerset has been bringing the boldest names in the art world to durslade farm a group of grade ii listed buildings transformed into an artistic hub that embodies the very notion of living with art.
They say the 1 5 acre garden echoes the tradition of classical gardens but the variety of species and combination of plants creates a looseness softening the formality of its appearance.
Hauser and wirth somerset garden. The gallery represents emerging and established contemporary artists. Hauser wirth somerset is a pioneering world class gallery and multi purpose arts center which acts as a destination for experiencing art architecture and the remarkable somerset landscape through new and innovative exhibitions of contemporary art. The play of light is a huge factor at hauser wirth somerset particularly in the autumn.
Planting the oudolf gardens at hauser wirth somerset piet oudolf s deep knowledge of plants and skill in choosing and grouping them is brilliantly displayed in the gardens at hauser wirth somerset. Piet who hails from holland is one of the world s most revered landscape designers and iwan wirth was already a fan of what is arguably his most famous work the planting on the high line in lower manhattan which passes by hauser wirth s new gallery on west 18th street but it was another enclosed garden that brought the two together when piet designed the hortus conclusus at the centre of peter zumthor s 2011 pavilion for the serpentine gallery in kensington gardens london. In the absence of direct sunlight the mood is decidedly sombre but this can change magically in an instant.
Hauser wirth an international chain of contemporary art galleries has a gallery in somerset and commissioned piet oudolf to make a garden. Here gillenia trifoliata and molinia caerulea subsp. Hauser wirth is located in zurich london new york somerset los angeles hong kong and gstaad.
Caerulea moorhexe in the contemplative setting of the cloister garden. The gallery represents emerging and established contemporary artists. Revolutionary landscape designer piet oudolf is celebrated for his work in new york city s popular high line the lurie garden in chicago s millennium park and the landscaping scheme for the entire site of hauser wirth s somerset location and for redefining conceptions of gardens as works of art in and of themselves.
Hauser wirth is located in zurich london new york somerset los angeles hong kong and gstaad.