'LIGHT RING' BY Bruce White (foreground) acts both as a work of art and a window onto
its surroundings. In the middle distance John Clement’s “Hot Tamale” coils into itself,
while Peter Lundberg’s 30-foot, 60,000-pound “Leap of Faith” seems to hold up the sky.
Independent photo/Christopher Ross
SHOREHAM — Every July, when the Lemon Fair Sculpture Park in Shoreham opens for public use, the fine summer light seems to clarify every detail of the large-scale artwork gathered there.
Colors pop. Reflective surfaces sparkle. Dark shadows emphasize density and weight. The art seems to stand out from the landscape.
Three months later, however, the park tells a very different story.
“Autumn everything changes,” said Frank Ittleman, who owns, curates and maintains the park with his wife, Elaine. “The woods offer a more variegated background and the autumn light has more subtle tones to it. The...