The element of surprise was key to the siting of this exhibition; Moore said that sculpture was like a journey 'providing different views as you return'. Each sculpture was given space so that the viewer experienced the dramatic changes in form that arise when seen from different angles and levels.
Bretton Country Park, originally the deer park within the 18th century estate of Bretton Hall, was designed in 1765 by Richard Woods, a follower of the landscape architect, Capability Brown. This was the first exhibition in Bretton Country Park which at the time was managed by Wakefield Countryside Service. Read more about the Park's heritage