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    • Andy Goldsworthy By: Jason Liess
    • ANDY GOLDSWORTHY
      • From: England
      • Born: 29, July 1956 to Present (Age 54)
      • Field: Sculpture and Photography
    • Art
      • Andy Goldsworthy is in the Environmental / Land Movements
      • He uses found natural materials including icicles, stones, and leaves
    • Inspiration
      • Andy Goldsworthy was inspired by Constantin Brancusi, Richard Long, Robert Smithson,
      • Joseph Beuys, Ben Nicholson, Paul Nash, and David Nash. Andy Goldsworthy tried to
      • depict the beauty of nature by placing ordinary natural objects like leaves and ice into
      • Extraordinary compositions. Goldsworthy also produced his nature inspired works during
      • the Green Revolution in which saving the planet through recycling and alternative energy
      • were major goals. Goldsworthy realized that nature was not all beauty but in fact has a
      • harsher side. He said, “I find some of my new works disturbing, just as I find nature as a
      • whole disturbing. The landscape is often perceived as pastoral, pretty, beautiful
      • something to be enjoyed as a backdrop to your weekend before going back to the nitty
      • gritty of urban life. But anybody who works the land knows it's not like that. Nature can be
      • harsh – difficult and brutal, as well as beautiful. You couldn't walk five minutes from here
      • without coming across something that is dead or decaying.“ Overall Goldsworthy is a
      • fabulous artist who knows how to morph the horrors of nature into something of beauty.
      • Andy Goldsworhty
      • Stacked icicles
      • about 8 inches in length
      • Morecambe Bay, Lancashire
      • February 1978
      • Andy Goldsworthy
      • Ice on Ice
      • Ilkley, Yorkshire
      • January 1980
      • Andy Goldsworthy
      • Foxglove leaves
      • split down centre
      • Vein laid around
      • hole
      • Leeds, Yorkshire
      • October 1977
      • Andy Goldsworthy
      • Feathers plucked from
      • dead heron cut with
      • sharp stone stripped
      • down one side
      • About three-and-a-half
      • Feet overall length
      • Made over three calm
      • Days cold mornings
      • Frost smell from heron
      • becoming pungent as
      • each day warmed up
      • Swindale Beck Wood,
      • Cumbria
      • 24- 26 February 1982
      • Andy Goldsworthy
      • Yellow and
      • dark elm leaf
      • Work
      • Penpont,
      • Dumfriesshir
      • 8 November
      • 1986
      • Andy Goldsworthy
      • Woven silver birch circle
      • Hampstead Heath, London
      • 13-14 December 1985
      • Andy Goldsworthy
      • Elm leaves
      • Ilkley, Yorkshire
      • September 1978
      • Slate cone
      • Langdale, Cumbria
      • August 1986
      • Broken stones
      • scratched white
      • Morecambe Bay, Lancashire
      • January 1978
      • Carefully broken pebbles
      • scratched white with another stone
      • St. Abbs, Scotland
      • 1 June 1985
      • Cracked earth removed
      • St. Louis, Missouri
      • 9 October 1986
      • Sycamore patch
      • Glasgow, Lanarkshire
      • 31 October 1986
    • Art Criticism
    • Describe
      • By: Andy Goldsworthy
      • Materials: Rocks
      • Type of Art: Sculpture
      • Title: Broken Stones
      • Created In: 1978
      • First Appearance: The first thing you see is the cracked stones
      • Use of Lines: The cracks in the stones form many uneven lines
    • Analyze
      • Color is used in the background to contrast the gray stones
      • Light is used on the rocks to create a sense of divinity
      • The artist uses the cracked shapes of the rocks to shatter your sense of a divine presence
    • Interpretation
      • I think that the artist is trying to have the rocks represent shattered emotions even in times of light and good
      • The artist created this artwork to represent the wonders of nature and its contrasting appearance
    • Judgment
      • This work represents the beauty of nature
      • I think that the work it in well with nature and was enhanced by the fact that nature ultimately destroyed it representing how nature can destroy beauty
    • Review Questions
    • Were is Andy Goldsworthy From?
      • France
      • The United States
      • England
      • Scotland
    • What Medium does Goldsworthy use?
      • Natural Materials
      • Metal
      • Paint
      • Glass
    • What year did he die?
      • 2005
      • 1998
      • 2010
      • He is still alive
    • Which of the following movements was Goldsworthy part of?
      • Environmental
      • Impressionism
      • Rococo
      • Expressionism
    • What material is this work made of?
      • Leaves
      • Clay
      • Twigs
      • Feathers
    • Bibliography
      • http://www.jmam.org/Wier%20Education/New%20pdf%20files/FourStepsinArtCriticismwebready.pdf
      • http://www.goldsworthy.cc.gla.ac.uk/
      • http://andygoldsworthy.tripod.com/