Responses: Poems On Landscape and Melancholy

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 the work and its themes so thought it would be … Continue reading Responses: Poems On Landscape and Melancholy

Responses: Andy Goldsworthy’s Ice Arch (1982).

While Andy Goldsworthy’s work has a general theme of transience running  through its core, it is perhaps best summarised in his 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 the ice works, specifically his various ice arches. For this article, the ice arch in question is … Continue reading Responses: Andy Goldsworthy’s Ice Arch (1982).