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  Tuesday  September 24  2002    01: 24 AM


Andy Goldsworthy Sculpture, Stone River, Enters Stanford University's Outdoor Art Collection

In late August, British artist Andy Goldsworthy (born 1956) completed Stone River, a 320-foot sculpture on the campus of Stanford University. Constructed of sandstone from university buildings destroyed in the 1906 and 1989 earthquakes, Stone River is the largest work of outdoor art at the university. In addition to Goldsworthy, a team of eight professional dry-stone wallers from England and Scotland worked 11 hours a day, six days a week, for three and a half weeks (1848 hours) to complete the sculpture on schedule. [read more]

thanks to plep

Here are some links to sites with pictures of Goldsworthy sculpture. Most of his work is ephemeral sculpture and only exists for short periods of time. Wonderful stuff.

Andy Goldsworthy

Andy Goldsworthy

Andy Goldsworthy

Andy Goldsworthy

Andy Goldsworthy
Snowballs in Summer

Nature and Nature: Andy Goldsworthy

"Kaede leaves around a hole, yellow to reds, afternoon, overcast, going dark, 14 November 1987"