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Andy Goldsworthy & Brett Littman: In Conversation
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In a diverse career spanning five decades, Andy Goldsworthy has become one of the most prominent and iconic contemporary sculptors. In photographs, sculptures, installations, and films, Goldsworthy documents his explorations of the effects of time, the relationship between humans and their natural surroundings, and the beauty in loss and regeneration.
Recent permanent site-specific installations by Goldsworthy include Walking Wall, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Missouri; Hanging Stones, Rosedale, North York Moors, UK; Watershed, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Massachusetts; Arundel Street, London, UK; Stone Sea, Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri; and Chaumont Cairn, Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire, France. Other permanent works can be seen at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; de Young Museum, California; Museum of Jewish Heritage, New York; Albright Knox Art Gallery, New York; Storm King Art Center, New York; Stanford University, California; Haute Provence Geological Reserve in Digne-les-Bains, France; and The Presidio of San Francisco, California, among numerous other sites. Major solo exhibitions of Goldsworthy’s work have been presented by the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, England; Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Spain; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Neuberger Museum of Art, New York; Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, California; and Des Moines Art Center, Illinois.
The artist was born in Cheshire, England, in 1956, and is now based in Scotland.
Brett Littman and Andy Goldsworthy are working on a major public art project together in New York City for 2020.
Brett Littman is the Director of the Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum. He was Executive Director of The Drawing Center (2007-2018); Deputy Director of MOMA PS1 (2003 – 2007); Co-Director of Dieu Donné Papermill (2001-2003) and Associate Director of UrbanGlass (1996 – 2001). He also is the curator of Frieze Sculpture at Rockefeller Center (2019 and 2020) and received the Chevalier of the French Order of Arts and Letters in 2018.