The Andy Goldsworthy Project

The Andy Goldsworthy Project

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Baker & Taylor
Catalogs the artist's work, featuring over one hundred twenty installations dating from 1984-2008, including "Roof," a permanent, site-specific sculpture at the National Gallery.

Norton Pub
In January 2003 British sculptor Andy Goldsworthy was invited to create a 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.
The first significantscholarly volume devoted to Goldsworthy's work in nearly twenty years and the first to underscorethe permanent outputof this acclaimed artist.

Blackwell Publishing
"Roof both declares and bridges the gap between the museum and its natural surroundings [reminding] us of the dynamic relationship between the artist and the art museum, a building that is a shelter and sentinel of tradition as well as a home for our living, breathing, creative nature." "Goldsworthy's Reveal," Molly Donovan
In january 2003 British sculptor Andy Goldsworthy was invited to create a 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 site-specific sculpture comprising nine stacked-slate domes installed in the East Building of the Gallery by Goldsworthy, his assistant, and a group of British drystone wallers in the winter of 2004/2005.
This is the most substantial scholarly volume devoted to Andy Goldsworthy's work in twenty years and the first to underscore the permanent oeuvre of the artist. The book traces the development of Goldsworthy's project at the 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 commissioned installations---more than 120 works dating from 1984 to 2008 and spanning three continents.
Combining through documentation, in-depth analysis, and contextual scholarship within a visually rich format, The Andy Goldsworthy Project is a landmark publication on the artist.

Publisher: New York : Thames & Hudson ; Washington : In Association with National Gallery of Art, [2010]
Copyright Date: ©2010
ISBN: 9780500238714
0500238715
Branch Call Number: 730.92 GOLDS DONOV
Characteristics: xv, 209 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 32 cm

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