Rowland Emett's A Quiet Afternoon in the Cloud Cuckoo Valley. Image: Bonhams

Rowland Emett’s amazing “Cuckoo Valley” masterpiece goes on display ahead of auction

Rowland Emett, the British artist and inventor, is most famous for his magical flying car and the crackpot machines made for the film, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. But his largest, most ambitious – and in Emett’s view, his finest work – was his kinetic sculpture, A Quiet Afternoon in the Cloud Cuckoo Valley, which isContinue reading Rowland Emett’s amazing “Cuckoo Valley” masterpiece goes on display ahead of auction