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 … Continue reading Responses: Poems On Landscape and Melancholy

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

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).