Touching earth and sky
Cowan, Judith (2011) Touching earth and sky. [Artefact]
Image (JPEG) (Touching Earth & Sky by Judith Cowan, 1991, bronze, sited at Cass Sculpture Foundation, 129x75cm and 120x122x30cm)
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Invited to exhibit the sculpture “Touching Earth and Sky”, at Cass Sculpture Foundation, Goodwood, (2010-12) Cowan selected an area of beech trees in which to site the work. The two bronze shapes originated from moving the profile of a beech tree branch through a cone and a sphere. The inner and outer profiles of branch growth appeared like baroque cornices ringing both forms. Commissioned originally for Cowleaze Forest (1991), where Cowan selected a small flint pit circled by beech trees for its melancholy, the work echoed the chance discovery that its location was also that of a crashed plane in the Second World War.
|Research Areas:||School of Art and Design > Art & Design|
|Deposited On:||29 May 2012 11:32|
|Last Modified:||20 Dec 2013 13:18|
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