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Business booms at the Culloden during Art in Garden exhibition

Christopher Stone’s Traveller sold for £26,000,while Patrick O’Reilly unveiled his Doll series, with two bronzes selling for £30,000
Christopher Stone’s Traveller sold for £26,000,while Patrick O’Reilly unveiled his Doll series, with two bronzes selling for £30,000
Christopher Stone's Traveller

The organisers of a sculpture and art exhibition at the Culloden Estate and Spa have said they sold 53 works at the event.

Gormleys Fine Art exhibited the works over three weekends in the 12-acre estate of the Culloden, outside Belfast.

The hotel said it had experienced a 22% increase in revenue during the period, with 12,000 people flocking to the event.

Its Cultra Inn venue also increased business by 12%.

Art in the Garden featured a large collection of contemporary sculptures, as well as 14 pieces from the Dali Universe in Switzerland, and paintings, drawings and original screenprints.

Christopher Stone's Traveller sold for £26,000, while artist Patrick O'Reilly also unveiled his Doll series, with two bronzes selling for £30,000.

Howard Hastings, managing director of Hastings Hotels, said: "The exhibition was a success and enjoyed by thousands of art lovers from throughout Ireland.

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"It was an honour to showcase so many incredible pieces of work from some of the world's best-known artists."

Oliver Gormley, of Gormleys Fine Art, said: "This was a fantastic collaboration... we are considering a number of venues in the Dublin area."

Christopher Stone's Traveller sold for £26,000, while Patrick O'Reilly unveiled his Doll series, with two bronzes selling for £30,000

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