Of Human Transience
Can environmental art help to restore our environment? Considering the disappearing art of Andy Goldsworthy.
Andy Goldsworthy is known for his ‘transient’ art, often working with fragile materials in nature such as flower petals, leaves, and ice to produce sculptures and collages in the environment that are destined to be destroyed by natural forces such as wind, rain, warmth, and so on.
Many of his early career works were only experienced directly by the artist who then documented them for the…