Andy Goldsworthy: Stone Works in America
November 8 through December 8, 1994
This British sculptor, recognized as one of the leading contemporary artists working in the landscape, creates objects that, like nature, change with time. This exhibition investigates the artist's on-going relationship to nature and specifically, stone, one of the key building materials of our physical world. Since the late 1970s, Goldsworthy has been using organic materials such as earth, stone, leaves, water, snow, ice petals as sculptural elements, freely accepting the changing conditions that weather and time have upon them. Goldsworthy’s work differs from other British landscape works, such as examples by Richard Long, Hamish Fulton, and David Nash, by its rootedness in and return to a particular.