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Three Cairns

Photo Credit: Rich Sanders, Des Moines

Three Cairns

Artist: Andy Goldsworthy (British, born 1956)
Date: 2002
Medium: Iowa Limestone, lead, steel
Dimensions:
Overall1 (Cairn .a): 96 × 262 in. (243.8 × 665.5 cm.)
Overall1 (Wall To East .b): 154 x 176 1/2 x 109 in. (391.2 x 448.3 x 276.9 cm.)
Overall1 (Wall To South .c): 157 x 174 1/2 x 109 in. (398.8 x 443.2 x 276.9 cm.)
Overall1 (Wall To West .d): 154 x 175 1/2 x 108 in. (391.2 x 445.8 x 274.3 cm.)
Credit Line: Des Moines Art Center Permanent Collections; Purchased with funds from the Edmundson Art Foundation, Inc., the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Ellen Pray Maytag Madsen Sculpture Acquisition Fund, 2002.16.a-.d
Accession number: 2002.16.a-.d
Classification: sculpture
Exhibition History"Andy Goldsworthy: Three Cairns" Des Moines Art Center, July 20 - October 13, 2002; Nueberger Museum of Art January 26 - April 12, 2002; Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, April 26 - August 31, 2003
Published ReferencesLANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE MAGAZINE, in article written by Mary Kay Wilcox, American Society of Landscape Architects, June 2003
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