I enjoyed the Maurizo Catalan exhibition at Blenheim – playful, provocative and subversive and, in an odd way, works well with Vanbrugh’s architecture which itself has playful and theatrical aspects.
The Great Hall has a copy of Emmanuel Frémiet’s statue of Joan of Arc:-
We’ll Never Die (2019):-
Here is Catalan himself, perched on a ledge next to the first Duke of Marlborough:-
He hangs himself in the Green Drawing Room:-
There are two of him in the Saloon:-
La Nona Ora (1999):-
The tomb of the Duke is bedecked with pigeons:-