Monthly Archives: April 2013

Land Art in Dumfries & Galloway

Land Art uses natural substances such as rocks and soil as its raw materials to create forms intended to complement the landscape around them. The movement was particularly prevalent in the United States in the 1960’s as artists reacted against … Continue reading

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Heather Jansch and her Driftwood horses

One of the most striking forms of art in the landscape are the driftwood horses of the artist Heather Jansch. These life-size sculptures are created out of seemingly random pieces of driftwood, skilfully joined with oak and copper. They are … Continue reading

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Spirit of Scotland – journey through the south west

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An Introduction to Living Sculpture

As part of our new Ecoarts project in Dumfries and Galloway, we would very much like to explore the idea of living sculpture. For anyone not familiar with the concept, living sculpture is created with living, growing grasses, vines, plants … Continue reading

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