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Joana Vasconcelos: Waddesdon Manor

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Joana Vasconcelos at Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire

The Portuguese sculptor has unveiled the latest of her installations: a monumental pair of 7-metre-tall candlesticks created from glass wine bottles, on display at the North entrance of the 19th-century country house of the Rothschild family at Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire. They have been bought for the Manor’s contemporary art collection and the bottles used in Vasconcelos’ fibre-optic lit sculpture came from the Chateau Lafite Rothschild vineyard in Bordeaux.