Touching earth and sky

Cowan, Judith (2011) Touching earth and sky. [Artefact]

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Abstract

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.

Venue Details

    • Location: Goodwood, UK
    • Dates: 2010 - 1012

Item Type: Artefact
Research Areas: ?? art_and_design_gen ??
Item ID: 9146
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Depositing User: Judith Cowan
Date Deposited: 29 May 2012 11:32
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2016 14:24
URI: http://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/9146

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