Hilde Angel Danielsen brings optical illusions to Fresh Air 2017

at Quenington Old Rectory

In its 13th edition, Fresh Air Sculpture Show features Norwegian artist Hilde Angel Danielsen’s optical sculpture Tiden går fremover (Time moves forward); a new version of her highly acclaimed large-scale sculpture Time goes by.


Built on mathematic principles and inspired by Norwegian log techniques, Danielsen’s sculpture is dynamic with an optical illusion that surprises its viewers as its spatial issues renders the sculpture almost vibrant. Tiden går fremover (Time moves forward) is on show throughout June until July 2 as part of Fresh Air 2017 in Gloucestershire.

Hilde Angel Danielsen - Tiden går fremover

Hilde Angel Danielsen – Tiden går fremover. Photo: Jade Pinnell / Fresh Air

A simple construction with references to art, craft and architecture, Tiden går fremover is built on the same concept of time and spatiality as Time goes by, which saw great success at Sculpture by the Sea in Aarhus, Denmark in 2015. Shaped like an hourglass and made from Nordic birch, the sculpture brings varied associations and interpretations and opens for dialogue about the complex contemporary.

Fresh Air is a much-anticipated biennial sculpture exhibition with an innovative mixture of traditional, modern and cutting-edge contemporary work in the beautiful outdoor setting of the Quenington Old Rectory gardens. Make sure to take a trip to Gloucestershire and catch Fresh Air 2017 before July 2.


Quenington Old Rectory, Gloucestershire





11 June – 2 July, 10am – 5pm



£5 at the door.

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