Throughout 2016, I've been trying to respond to artwork about landscape in more ways than simply essays. I found that in trying convey work that I liked, there was only so far I could go with conventional journalistic and essay writing. At the tail-end of each response article, I've been sneaking in a poem about … Continue reading Responses: Poems On Landscape and Melancholy
While Andy Goldsworthy’s work has a general theme of transience running right through its core, it is perhaps best summarised as a theme in his work in the use of ice within sculpture. Though almost everything the artist does has a brief lifespan as a finished object, there are few that seem so precarious as … Continue reading Responses: Andy Goldsworthy’s Ice Arch (1982).