ART & DESIGN

With a hip art gallery, Lord Burlington’s castle goes cutting edge.


With a summer show of cutting-edge art, Lord and Lady Burlington are waking up Lismore Castle, his family’s ancient Irish estate. __CLICK HERE__ to read the full article.

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Photographer: Matthieu Salvaing

The Earl and Countess of Burlington in the dining room of his family’s Lismore Castle. Behind them are a sideboard designed by A.W. Pugin and paintings by contemporary Scottish artist Stephen Conroy.

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Photographer: Matthieu Salvaing

Corey McCorkle’s Seven Woods, 23k gold and gilded wood, 2009.

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Photographer: Matthieu Salvaing

A drawing room inside Lismore Castle, which was begun in 1185 but substantially rebuilt in the mid–19th century by the Sixth Duke of Devonshire.

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Photographer: Matthieu Salvaing

Ai Weiwei’s Oil Spills, porcelain, 2007.

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Photographer: Matthieu Salvaing

A view of the gardens.

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Photographer: Matthieu Salvaing

A vaulted-ceiling drawing room is filled with tapestries, family portraits and plenty of books.

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Photographer: Matthieu Salvaing

Jason Rhoades’s View From Above, photo collage and wood, 2000.

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Photographer: Matthieu Salvaing

Lord and Lady Burlington on a stroll through the lower garden.

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Photographer: Matthieu Salvaing

Houseguests gather for lunch the day after the opening.

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Photographer: Matthieu Salvaing

A bathroom with chair and wallpaper by Pugin.

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Photographer: Matthieu Salvaing

Corey McCorkle preparing his “Dandelion Wine.”

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Photographer: Matthieu Salvaing

Ai Weiwei’s Ton of Tea, one ton of compressed tea, 2007.