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Andy Goldsworthy

20150701075931-the_seed__detail_ Wonder and Connection: On Fabricating Nature in Art   Pick-button-0f29c6c075c514ef3a12253f1d60018e
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Posted 7/1/15

One issue that weighs on my psyche as an artist working in the realm of realism is that of understanding the attraction to and value of created nature in art. In my own work, I create and preserve moments from nature as a statement on the transience of life. But, during my wanderings through picturesque parks and other abundantly verdant spaces in Seattle, my current city of residence, I began to question why we seek to recreate imagery from the organic world when it already appears perfectly in natur... [more]

20110623005453-321 Naturally Human   Pick-button-0f29c6c075c514ef3a12253f1d60018e
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Vito Acconci, Petah Coyne, Andy Goldsworthy, Jane Hammond, Alfredo Jaar, Joan Jonas, Rosemary Laing, Anna Maria Maiolino, Gordon Matta-Clark, Cildo Meireles, Ana Mendieta, Hélio Oiticica, Dennis Oppenheim, Ann Carlson and Mary Ellen Strom, Krzysztof Wodiczko, Catherine Yass at Galerie Lelong June 23rd, 2011 - August 5th, 2011
Posted 7/24/11

“Interventions in the Landscape,” the group exhibition at Galerie Lelong, is an examination of the rather acrimonious relationship humans have with the natural world.  Documenting their creations, performances, and investigations through the uses of photography and film, seventeen artists expose the social, political, and emotional implications man-made actions have on our surroundings. In each of the works, made between 1968 and 2010, not only has a human presence been unceremoniously forced... [more]

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