In Pictures: Adventureland Golf is par for the course at The Grundy in Blackpool

By Culture24 Reporter | 15 August 2012
A photo of a funny artistic golf course inside a museum featuring various quirky works
"What better place for a crazy golf course than the seaside?" asks the blurb accompanying these extraordinary holes. Fortunately, The Grundy Art Gallery's covered space means an English summer can't defy such suggestions
A photo of a miniature sculpture of a library and a skip next to a small sign saying be nice
The holes include one in the shape of a builder's bum, by Gary Webb, a green monster created by Pete Fowler and a desert island shaped by Brian Griffiths
A photo of a series of tiny signs on a small golf course reading be positive and optimistic
David Shrigley's hand-written statements begin the course. They include "Respect Your Opponent", "You Might be Stupid" and a reassurance that "Golf Isn't Boring"
A photo of a miniature golf course inside a gallery with a red slope covered in arrows
Jonathan Allen and Ian Monroe's have a less cheerful underlying message. Allen targets lost cultural services with a boarded-up library, and Monroe highlights European economic uncertainty
A photo of an artistic golf course inside a gallery with sculptures of aliens, beaches and dictators
Jake and Dinos Chapman's sculpture, of a saluting Adolf Hitler, is a reference to the humorous elements of the wartime spirit in Britain
A photo of a sculpted green alien figure at the hole of a golf course inside a gallery
Fishbone recreates the toppling of the statue of Saddam Hussein in Paradise Square, Baghdad, in 2003. The American artist's course will raise money for relief efforts in Haiti
  • Adventureland Golf is at The Grundy Art Gallery until October 6 2012
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