The Bretton Estate was designed to incorporate a series of viewing points and follies, only a few of which remain. Winter/Hörbelt took this historical precedent and at the same time opened up a stunning walking route to Longside Gallery. Constructed from double-layered steel mesh, from a distance Basket #7. Oxley Bank appeared to be alternately solid and semi-transparent: from inside looking out it both offers and slightly obscures the view, and becomes a place for reflection and rest.
Basket #7. Oxley Bank is so called because it had been erected previously in six places around the world and remained at YSP on loan after the Winter/Hörbelt Longside exhibition of 2004.
The artists have completed many commissions internationally, including works for the 1997 Münster Sculpture Project, Germany and the 1999 Venice Biennale.