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ID:UA/Arts and Ecology Questions pt.2

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Kerin Allen (kallen.edu)
Tue, 13 Oct 1998 11:18:32 -0700


Kerin Allen wrote:

> Questions posted by Kerin Allen 10/13/98
>
> RE: Material and Time
>
> In "Field of Corn (with Osage Oranges)", Malcolm Cochran selected concrete as his material of choice. This option
> maintains the integrity of the artwork for a very long time under even the most severe environmental conditions.. In "Sweet
> Chestnut Green Horn", the materials selected by Andy Goldsworthy, chestnuts leaves and thorns, are biodegradable over a very
> short time even under the best preservation environment. When fragile material is selected, does the artist consider the
> length of time it takes to lose integrity an essential factor in the composition of the work?
>
> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> Malcolm Cochran
> Field of Corn (with Osage Oranges)
> 1994
> concrete 5-6' tall
> Dublin Arts Council
>
> > http://www.artsednet.getty.edu/education/teacherartexchange/Images/Ecology/corn-l.jpeg
> >
> > ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > [Image]
>
> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> Andy Goldsworthy
> Sweet chestnut green horn
> August 9, 1987
> sweet chestnut leaves, thorns continuous spiral, each leaf laid in the fold of another, stitched with thorns
> Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton
>
> > http://www.artsednet.getty.edu/education/teacherartexchange/Images/Ecology/horng-l.jpeg
> >
> > ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > [Image]