Exhibition Opening

07.06.13


Green Fuse: The Work of Dan Pearson opened at the Garden Museum, London on May 23rd. Guests included Sir Terence Conran, Kathryn Gustafson, Fergus Henderson, Margaret Howell, Kim Wilkie and Mary Keen with Anish Kapoor.

Above, Dan Pearson greets Kathryn Gustafson and Mary Bowman, director of Gustafson Porter


The newly planted border planting designed by Dan


The Dowager Marchioness of Salisbury and Museum Director, Christopher Woodward


Dan Pearson


Frances Mossman, former client and owner of Home Farm


Over 300 people attended the opening


Ruaridh Nicoll, editor of The Observer Magazine and photographer Howard Sooley


Costume Designer, Sandy Powell and DPS Managing Director, Huw Morgan


Derry Watkins of Special Plants, Tony Howard, Head Gardener at Fairlight Hall and Derek Brown


Screenwriter, Fiona Seres, film producer, Laurence Elman and Vashti Armit, manager of The River Cafe


Tania Compton, Dan Pearson, Anish Kapoor and friend


Guests gathered around one of the screens showing three specially commissioned films


Photographer, Howard Sooley and Great Dixter gardeners, Yannick Boulet and Rachael Dodd


Chris and Toby Marchant of Orchard Dene Nursery examine a range of ephemera from Dan’s childhood, education and media days


DPS clients Edward and Sally Benthall, watching a series of projects on the multi-monitor Project Wall


Old Rectory gardeners, Ian Mannall and Jacky Mills with owners, Michael and Angela Cronk


Aoi Phillips-Yamashita, Megumi Yamashita and exhibition designer, architect Adam Khan


Juliet Roberts, Editor of Gardens Illustrated and photographer Charlie Hopkinson


Kay Kayachith, Donald MacIntyre of Emorsgate Seeds, Sheila Pearson, Ray Pearson and Jane Lipington of Emorsgate


Designer, Luke Pearson and his brother, Dan


Megumi Yamashita and fashion designer, Margaret Howell


Nicola Shulman and Niall Hobhouse


Susan Crewe, editor of House & Garden magazine and Rosie Atkins, journalist and former curator of the Chelsea Physic Garden