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The Andy Goldsworthy project /

by Donovan, Molly [author.]; Fiske, Tina [author.]; Goldsworthy, Andy [artist]; National Gallery of Art (U.S.).
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Washington : Thames & Hudson ; In Association with National Gallery of Art, c2010Description: xv, 209 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 32 cm.ISBN: 9780500238714 (hbk.); 0500238715 (hbk.).Subject(s): Goldsworthy, Andy -- Criticism and interpretation | Goldsworthy, Andy, 1956- -- Catalogue raisonnés | Goldsworthy, Andy, 1956- | Goldsworthy, Andy, 1956-. Roof | Goldsworthy, Andy, 1956- -- Criticism and interpretation | Sculpture, British -- 20th century | Stone carving | Sculpture, British -- 20th century -- Exhibitions | Artists | Photographers | Nature (Aesthetics) | Sculpture
Contents:
Preface / Molly Donovan -- Foreword / John Beardsley -- An uncanny rightness: structure and intuition in Andy Goldsworthy's Roof / Martin Kemp -- Museum of stones / Carolyn Forche -- Goldsworthy's reveal / Molly Donovan -- Government island: photographic suite and Washington diary -- Andy Goldsworthy: catalogue of commissioned, permanently installed works / Tina Fiske.
Summary: In January 2003 British sculptor Andy Goldsworthy was invited to createa work of art for the National Gallery of Art. The project began with a series of ephemeral works on Government Island in Stafford County, Virginia. From this phase a series of photographic suites and a diary remain. The second phase of the project resulted in Roof, a permanent, site-specific sculpture at the National Gallery comprising nine stacked-slate domes installed over the course of nine weeks by Goldsworthy,his assistant, and a group of British drystone wallers in the winter of 2004-2005. Summary: This volume traces the development of Goldsworthy's project at the National Gallery from conception to completion and situates the artist's sculpture and practice within an age-long tradition of structures.It features the only fully illustrated catalogue documenting Goldsworthy's permanent installations-more than 120 works dating from 1984 to 2008 and spanning three continents.
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Preface / Molly Donovan -- Foreword / John Beardsley -- An uncanny rightness: structure and intuition in Andy Goldsworthy's Roof / Martin Kemp -- Museum of stones / Carolyn Forche -- Goldsworthy's reveal / Molly Donovan -- Government island: photographic suite and Washington diary -- Andy Goldsworthy: catalogue of commissioned, permanently installed works / Tina Fiske.

In January 2003 British sculptor Andy Goldsworthy was invited to createa work of art for the National Gallery of Art. The project began with a series of ephemeral works on Government Island in Stafford County, Virginia. From this phase a series of photographic suites and a diary remain. The second phase of the project resulted in Roof, a permanent, site-specific sculpture at the National Gallery comprising nine stacked-slate domes installed over the course of nine weeks by Goldsworthy,his assistant, and a group of British drystone wallers in the winter of 2004-2005.

This volume traces the development of Goldsworthy's project at the National Gallery from conception to completion and situates the artist's sculpture and practice within an age-long tradition of structures.It features the only fully illustrated catalogue documenting Goldsworthy's permanent installations-more than 120 works dating from 1984 to 2008 and spanning three continents.

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