Midsummer Snowballs (Andy Goldsworthy) soon to be presented for sale on the astounding BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: London: Thames & Hudson, 2001, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Colour plates; Colour frontispiece;
From the cover: Just after midnight on Midsummers Day, 21 st June 2000, thirteen huge snowballs were unloaded from refrigerated trucks and carefully manoeuvred into position on sites across the City of London. The next morning, people streaming out of tube stations and off buses on their way to work were greeted by the sight of Andy Goldsworthys largest ephemeral work to date. The snowballs, each weighing about a ton, had been made high among the Scottish mountains in the winters of 1998 and 1999, then transported south to be unwrapped and allowed to melt in another century in the heart of the city.
Concealed in the snowballs were materials mainly gathered around Coldsworthys home in Dumfriesshire: elderberries, ears of barley, wool, crow feathers, sinuous beech …
Introduction by: Judith Collins
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper.
Blue boards with Silver titling to the Spine. 157 pages. 10¼” x 8″.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I sweet-talk you into considering additional gorgeous books that are part of my Art catalogue?