The Rock Garden

The garden is an exercise in anthropology. A sequence of spaces in which we see the development of the human form. Figures emerge slowly from the rock. They peek at you from behind trees and from . We are used to looking at art, but here, the art looks at you.

The detail is astounding. Every surface, every figure has been thought about with great care and attention to detail. Le Corbusier and his cohort discarded all these materials when they made room for Chandigarh, and Nek Chand’s wonderful Rock Garden lovingly restores them in a new context.

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