Andy Goldsworthy’s best artworks

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Andy Goldsworthy is a British environmental artist, photographer, and sculptor, famously known for creating site-specific land art and sculptures in urban settings and natural landscapes. The artist creates his sculptural pieces using materials like clay, stones, grass, twigs, and even snow, redefining the boundary between nature, architecture, and sculpture.

The majority of Andy’s early artworks borrow a leaf from the book of the fellow land artist and influence Robert Smithson. At first, his sculptures adopt an elegant, precise geometric form. However, they degrade due to natural effects, so drawings and photos of the sculptures preserve the original artworks.

Andy has created commissioned work at various museums, including the Storm King Art Center, the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, and Tate Museum Liverpool.

Why you should explore Andy Goldsworthy’s Wood Line

Andy Goldsworthy is a widely known artist famous for creating intricate and elaborate sculptures with his bare hands. He draws his inspirations and motivations to work from a specific location. If he likes the site, he creates art using natural materials he finds around the place, including icicles, stones, mud, flower petals, leaves, twigs, snow, […]

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Andy Goldsworthy – Touching North, 1989, North Pole feat

Andy Goldsworthy’s four massive ice sculptures at the North Pole

In 1989, Andy Goldsworthy created four massive snow rings at one the most remote place on Planet Earth, the North Pole. These ephemeral sculptures marked the position of the North Pole and were built around it. Through any of the four sculptures, the direction will always be south. An Inuit teaching snow-cutting & packing techniques

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