Art and the Natural Environment (Art & Design)

Art and the Natural Environment (Art & Design)

by PaulCrowther (Author)

Synopsis

Exploring how artists can bring environmental issues into focus and increase awareness of natural space through artistic interventions, this issue includes Mierle Laderman Ukeles' work as artist-in-residence with the New York City Department of Sanitation; Wolfgang Laib's characteristic pollen and beeswax installations; the special ecological garden created by the Liss Ard Foundation in Southern Ireland which includes James Turrell's Sky Garden; Ian Hamilton-Finlay's use of historical garden forms at Little Sparta in Scotland and a visual and critical presentation of the TICKON project in Denmark - where artists including Alan Sonfist, Nils Udo, Andy Goldsworthy, Giuliano Mauri, Chris Dury and David Nash have been working - which aims for collaboration between artists, environmentalists, ecologists and the community in turning ecological issues into aesthetic issues.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 120
Publisher: Wiley-Academy
Published: 27 Jul 1994

ISBN 10: 1854902199
ISBN 13: 9781854902191