Posts Tagged ‘sculpture’

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Ponderosa Whirlpool

30/09/2016

  Ponderoas whirlpool has been made for Blackfoot pathways, Sculpture in the Wild in Lincoln, Montana and is the 8th work here to be made in place. It is 46′ in diameter and made entirely of beetle killed pine and fir with stone pebbles in between and one boulder at the bottom of the vortex, […]






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Earth Library

05/08/2016

Earth Library is a collection of over 100 labelled jars containing soils from all over the world, collected over 35 years. The jars are displayed on glass shelves within a steel frame. 86 cm x 20 cm x 206 cm high.






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THE WANDERING

21/05/2016

  THE WANDERING A work commissioned by the State of Western Australia for the site of the new Perth Stadium, sited on the south bank of the Swan River, overlooking the city to the west. The wall was made by three Cornish hedgers from Roger Clemens Ltd, Cornwall: Dan Murray, Alan Wherry and Jamie Merrick. Alan […]






2016 | Commissions, Uncategorized, Works Outside | Media: , , , , | Tags: , , , , ,
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EARTH

11/03/2016

  NEW EXHIBITION BY  CHRIS DRURY Opening this March, ONCA is delighted to host EARTH, a new commission plus selected artworks by internationally acclaimed land artist and ONCA patron Chris Drury. Renowned for his site-specific, natural world sculpture – including patterns cut into fields, stone cairns on hill tops, raked designs in dried-out lakes and […]






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The Birth of Energy

12/06/2015

At the weekend we opened the Birth of Energy at Neddernhof, the last in a trilogy of works for the Edmund Siemers-Stiftung. There is a small exhibition of drawings in the gallery close to the house. The trees are planted and the work is on its way. I predict that in 60 years when the trees are […]






2015 | Commissions | Media: , , , , | Tags: , , , , ,
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The Birth of Energy at Neddernhof

10/09/2014

The Birth of Energy is the third in the trilogy of works by myself, commissioned by the Siemers Stiftung at Neddernhof, South of Hamburg in Germany. It is constructed out of 30 tones of white/grey sandstone laid in a whirlpool pattern within an 18 m. diameter circle, with 15 glacial boulders spiraling into the circle […]






2014 | Commissions, Works Outside | Media: , , | Tags: , , , , , ,
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Log Wave, Ashland community project, Milton Keynes

30/05/2014

This work was made for the Ashland housing development community project in Milton Keynes. The project started in October 2012 and was finally constructed in May 2014. The idea was to make something which kids and adults in the community could use and to look at the whole piece of adjoining Parks Trust land. The […]






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Carbon Sink

23/07/2011

University of Wyoming campus, Laramie, USA Commissioned as part of the University of Wyoming Art Museum sculpture program. The piece is 14 m. in diameter and is made from beetle killed pine logs and coal. Both these materials were once living trees and died during times of climate warming. At this time the burning of […]






2011 | Commissions | Media: , | Tags: , , , , ,
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Destroying Angel Nevada

02/03/2011

The work is made from two related species of desert plant, Lycium pallidum and Lycium andersonii, which grow on The Nevada Nuclear Test site, and which were collected for me by Dr Lynn Fenstermaker. Over 2000 pieces of this thorny plant are suspended on nylon thread within a Perspex box. 70 x 70 x 216 […]






2011 | Mapping, Mushrooms | Media: , | Tags: , , ,
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Waves and Time

23/01/2011

Thixendale, Wolds Way, Yorkshire, UK. Commissioned as part of Wander – Art on the Yorkshire Wolds Way. Wander was initiated by Visit Hull and East Yorkshire (VHEY) and is a partnership project managed with the local authorities (East Riding of Yorkshire Council and North Yorkshire County Council) along the Wolds Way and Natural England.  It […]






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Salmon Paddle

18/03/2010

Canoe paddle wrapped in salmon skins. 135 x 15 x 3.5 cm






2010 | Mapping, Vessels | Media: , | Tags: ,
Land Water Vessel

Land Water Vessel

02/03/2010

This is a 14’ long open woven canoe made on site at Taigh Chearsabhagh Arts Centre, North Uist, from willow, hazel, heather and salmon skins which are wrapped around the gunwales, struts, keel and paddle. The work was part of a one person show called Land Water and Language, made after the experience of a […]






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Cloud 9

02/03/2010

1760 small mushrooms suspended on nylon thread in a Perspex box. – 30 x 30 x 90 cm – collection artist






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Rhine Mosel Slate Whirlpool

Rhine Mosel Slate Whirlpool

23/01/2010

Koblenz, Germany. Curated by The Heike Strellow Gallery in Frankfurt and commissioned by the Koblenz Garden Festival, it is hoped this work will remain permanently. It is sited in the grounds of the Fortress which overlook the confluence of the Rhine and the Mosel. The cliff itself is made of slate which underlies most of […]






2010 | Commissions | Media: | Tags: , , , , , Comments (0)
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Winnemucca Whirlwind

05/05/2008

Made for The Exhibition Mushrooms | Clouds at the Nevada Museum of Art in 2008 The work, based on a native basket design, was raked by hand over 18 hours, mostly by moonlight, on the dried out lake bed of  Lake Winnemucca and although it was placed the far side of the fence on Government […]






2008 | Photoworks, Prints | Media: | Tags: , , , , , , , ,
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Winnemucca Whirlwind

30/01/2008

Made for The Exhibition Mushrooms | Clouds at the Nevada Museum of Art in 2008 The work, based on a native basket design, was raked by hand over 18 hours, mostly by moonlight, on the dried out lake bed of  Lake Winnemucca and although it was placed the far side of the fence on Government […]






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Sunrise through the Equinox line at the Vernal equinox

Equinox Line

23/01/2008

A site-specific private commission in Neddernhof, nr Hamburg, Germany The work comprises a mound with a stone lined site line through it, running East west, with marker standing stones either end aligned to the sunrise and sunset on the equinoxes. In 2007 Hans Edmund Siemers asked me to return to Neddernhof to make another proposal […]






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Echoes of the Heart

30/06/2007

ACAD extension Courtyard, Central Middlesex Hospital. Commissioned by the the North West London Hospital trust, and funded by Arts Council England, Arts & Business, Capsticks and the Central Middlesex Cardiac unit. The idea is based around flow patterns in the heart and images from an echocardiogram in both hard landscaping (slate pieces laid on edge) […]






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Fingermaze

10/07/2006

Commissioned by Brighton and Hove City Council Hove Park, The work is made of random York stone in lime mortar set into the turf and was made with Second Land.  The pattern is a Cretan labyrinth set into the central whorl of a fingerprint, so to walk it is a meditative journey to the interior. […]






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Turning

10/07/2005

Sainsbury Centre for The Visual Arts, University of East Anglia Made for an exhibition called ‘Out There’ curated by The Sainsbury Centre for the Visual Arts, on the campus of The University of East Anglia. The work was 45m in diameter made from mown grass in the pattern of a coiled basket whirlpool, with an […]






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Redwood Vortex

10/05/2005

Villa Montalvo, Saratoga, California.   A temporary 70’ structure, woven in willow and Poplar around a Redwood Tree behind the gallery at the Villa and commissioned as part of the outdoor sculpture program. The work formed a part of an exhibition called Whorls with two related pieces inside in the Gallery (see exhibitions  – Whorls).   […]






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Heart of Reeds

Heart of Reeds

10/03/2005

Lewes, East Sussex, UK   A work designed for a local Nature Reserve to increase the Biodiversity of the site. Made in collaboration with the Railway land Wildlife Trust and Lewes District Council. Funded by Viridor Plc, Arts Council South East and Harveys Brewery. The design is taken from patterns of blood flow in the heart, […]






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Rivers of Stone and Fingerprint

10/09/2004

Russell’s Hall Hospital, Dudley.  Both these works were commissioned by Dudley group of Hospitals trust, in collaboration with Dudley Council, Sir Robert Mc Alpine and West Midlands Arts Council. The works are situated either side of a three story passageway within courtyards in the new PFI built extension. River of Stones fits into the existing […]






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Time Capsule

10/03/2002

South Carolina Botanic Garden at Clemson Commissioned by The sculpture program at the South Carolina Botanical Garden, Clemson and funded by National Foundation for the Arts. The work comprises two large woven stick domes in a figure of 8 plan. The nucleus of each dome is a rammed earth monolith in a woven stick mould. […]






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Willow Domes on the Este

Willow Domes on the Este

10/03/2002

Neddernhof, Nr Hamburg, Germany   The work comprises two woven willow domes on the banks of the river Este, in the private estate of Hans Edmund Siemers at Neddernhof, south of Hamburg, Germany. The domes are made from planted, woven and grafted willow sticks, which are growing and will form one tree in the plan […]






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Shimanto River Spheres

14/10/1997

Higashitsuno-mura, Kochi Prefecture, Japan, spheres decreasing in size from 160 cm diam to 65 cm. diam.    






1997 | Commissions, Works Outside | Media: , , , , | Tags: , , , , ,
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Vortex

10/08/1994

Lewes Castle, Sussex.   Commissioners: South East Arts and Lewes District Council. Brief: To make a temporary installation sculpture as part of the Lewes Arts Festival. This was the first really big woven work I made and I had no idea at the time if it would work. It was made of woven hazel and […]






1994 | Commissions, Works Outside | Media: | Tags: , , , , ,
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Tree Mountain Shelter

14/03/1994

Arte Sella, Sella Valley, Italy. Stone on woven sticks, covered by an outer shelter of sticks. – 2.6 m. x 4 m. x 3.6 m. high  






1994 | Commissions, Works Outside | Media: , | Tags: , , , , ,
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Five Sisters

02/03/1994

Willow and cow dung. Largest – 58 x 81 cm. Smallest- 40 x 33 cm. collection artist  






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Kayak Bundles

02/03/1994

Willow and willow bark  – 198 x 15 x 10 cm – private collection    






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Air Vessel

02/03/1994

Willow, suspended on nylon thread – 518 x 56 x 30 cm –  collection artist  






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Covered Cairn

14/03/1993

TICKON (Tranekær International Centre for Art and Nature), Langeland, Denmark. This was commissioned as a temporary piece and comprises a cairn of glacial boulders enclosed by a dome of woven sticks  






1993 | Commissions, Works Outside | Media: , | Tags: , , , , ,
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Cholla Bundles

02/03/1993

Cholla sticks, willow and yucca – 38.2 x 3.2 x 3.2 cm. – collection artist    






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Four Spheres

14/04/1984

Ben Alder, Grampian Mountains, Scotland.  






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