Slits cut into frozen snow, stormy ... Blencathra, Cumbria 12 February 1988 by Andy Goldsworthy

This records a snow sculpture by Goldsworthy sited in the heart of the English Lake District on Blencathra overlooking Derwentwater, in differing weather conditions and light, on one February day.


Cibachrome prints
116.2 x 87.5 cm
Art Fund grant:
£5,083 ( Total: £5,980)
Acquired in:
Fabian Carlsson Gallery

The sculpture is recorded at four precise moments, from a particular viewpoint and relating the image to its frame edges, thus prescribing for the viewer how the artist wishes the work to be seen.


Fabian Carlsson Gallery.

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