Brookgreen Gardens is always a fantastic destination to check out on your vacation to Pawleys Island, but an upcoming exhibit gives even more reason to visit. From April 8th to September 12th, Brookgreen will showcase the works of Bruce Munro in the Southern Light exhibit, a spectacular array of mixed media works that will visually dazzle guests as they peruse the amazing creations on display.
Bruce Munro, a dual British/Australian citizen, is an internationally-acclaimed artist known for his gorgeous multimedia creations that utilize light in unique ways. Munro’s most famous work is Field of Light displays. Munro’s original Field of Light resides in the Australian outback at the site of Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock. Originally installed from 2004 to 2005, Munro returned to recreate the display on a larger scale in 2015, covering nearly 50,000 square meters. The display was meant to remain open for a year, but due to popular demand it has been extended indefinitely. For those stateside, Munro created a Field of Light installation in Paso Robles, California that opened in 2019. These remarkable designs fill viewers with inspiration and awe, and those feelings are sure to strike visitors to Munro’s exhibit at Brookgreen Gardens.
Brookgreen Gardens is fortunate enough to have partnered with Munro to showcase seven unique works of art that will inhabit and accentuate garden rooms throughout the grounds. Munro’s work is beloved in large part because it is art that is as easily appreciated by aficionados as entry-level viewers. Munro spoke of his work in The New York Times, saying, “‘I’m not trying to make art that’s complex to understand.‘I want to express what it means to be alive in a genuine way.” The exhibit will be the only way to view Munro’s amazing works on the east coast of the US in 2020, so it will be a must-see attraction for Pawleys Island visitors during their getaway.
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