The Seasons

Norman Stevens, Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter 1976

Artists on how the weather influences them

Global warming has opened new seascapes, revealing uncharted lands

Pierre Huyghe
A Journey that wasn’t (2005)

I prefer my work to be shown outside. I think sculpture grows in the open light and with the movement of the sun...with space and the sky above, sculptures can expand and breathe.

Dame Barbara Hepworth
Figure for Landscape (1959–60)

Spring is very energising to me.

David Hockney
White Porcelain (1985–6)

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