Play Date: An Artist's Playground

JUST FOR FUN: The giant Sudeley Pitchfork by Michael Craig-Martin

The art world is often accused of taking itself too seriously. So it's no surprise that a group of international creative types jumped at the chance to show they're really just big kids at heart. Until Oct. 31, the grounds of 15th-16th century Sudeley Castle, eight miles (12.5 km) from Cheltenham, England, will be transformed into an "Artists' Playground," where works by renowned artists and architects are all about the fun to be had when you look at even the most grown-up themes from a child's-eye view.

Danish sculptor and fountain designer Jeppe Hein has provided a mirrored...

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