William Cook

Yorkshire: England’s sculptural heartland in the north

<em>William Cook</em> is inspired by England’s sculptural heartland in Yorkshire, just as Moore and Hepworth were

Yorkshire Sculpture Park: the 500-acre site is a great artwork in its own right. Credit: Jonty Wilde
I am standing on the deserted shop floor of a Victorian mill in Wakefield, with the industrial history of Yorkshire spread out before me like a map. Down below, the River Calder, once so busy, is now a leisurely, peaceful place. Children play beside the water. There are fishermen on the banks.

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