Goldsworthy is represented by Galerie Lelong & Co. Andy Goldsworthy lived in Yorkshire, Lancashire and later Cumbria. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. His installations have appeared at Washington DC’s National Gallery of Art, the M.H de Young Memorial Museum and the National Museum of Scotland. British artist Andy Goldsworthy works in the fields and forests near his home in Scotland using natural elements as his media. A sculptor and photographer, Andy Goldsworthy not only works with nature, but in nature. How to get to the North Pole? The work was made partly to honour the geologist James Hutton. References: Anonymous. I've seen some of this "eggs" here in the States as well as a few wonderful walls. Formed from hand-dressed blocks of red sandstone from a nearby quarry, each arch stands just under four metres high, with a span of about seven metres high, weighing approximately 27 tons and consisting of 31 blocks. Andy Goldsworthy is a sculptor and photographer, best known for his land art. Two other artists with a sensitivity to landscape and place were commissioned to make work in response to the natural and human history of the place. Like the other single arches that Goldsworthy has made in Canada and the USA, this is totally self-supporting. Landscape is a very vigorous, powerful, challenging subject to deal with and people are very much part of it.”. He lives and works in Scotland. Using materials such as wood, stone and snow, Andy Goldsworthy’s art explores our connection with nature. © Andy Goldsworthy In this video, artist Andy Goldsworthy performs the humble, everyday act of sweeping a dusty shed near his home in Scotland. They offer a dialogue between structure and place and history and the landscape. Eight successive impressions taken from these in the course of the walk – which can be done by following Dalwhat Water either upstream or downstream – make up a Renga or circular poem and at the same time offer the participant a way into interacting with and observing the landscape. ... Andy Goldsworthy (British, born 1956) 2003. Andy Goldsworthy brought six stonemasons all the way from Scotland to help him make this artwork. It's fairly impossible to predict what British artist Andy Goldsworthy might come up with next! Incorporated into the stone dyke by the Byre, are sandstone slabs (the stone chosen to echo the arches) on which Pip Hall has cut a selection from the dozen or so names by which Cairnhead has been known over the last 500 years. Artist Andy Goldsworthy egg shaped cairn near Penpont in Dumfriesshire, Scotland. February, March 2016 (2016), Three-channel Digital Video, Colour, … I am not an artist born full of things I want to express. Andy Goldsworthy makes sense-luscious sculptures entirely out of things he finds in nature — stones, twigs, leaves, plant stalks, clay, ice, snow. The arches were designed by landscape artist Andy Goldsworthy. ... Scotland, Goldsworthy enjoys the company of his wife and small children, then walks through the village gathering material for a new project. British artist Andy Goldsworthy works in the fields and forests near his home in Scotland using natural elements as his media. Andy Goldsworthy OBE (born 26 July 1956) is a British sculptor, photographer and environmentalist producing site-specific sculpture and land art situated in natural and urban settings. The self-supporting stone arch is a form that Goldsworthy first built in the early 1980s. Andy Goldsworthy was born in Cheshire, England, in 1956 and currently resides in Scotland. The project is funded by Scottish Arts Council, Scottish Natural Heritage, Landfill Tax Credit, Leader Plus, Community Regeneration Fund, Robertson Trust, Dumfries and Galloway Council and The Yorkshire Sculpture Park. See available photographs, works on paper, and sculpture for sale and learn about the artist. The highest arch sits on top of Colt Hill at 598m, offering spectacular views of the surrounding countryside and a sightline of the other arches.