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1982_037-038 [context shot]

Feathers plucked from dead heron
cut with sharp stone
stripped down one side
about three-and-a-half feet overall length
made over three calm days
cold mornings
frost
smell from heron becoming more pungent as each day warmed up
Swindale Beck Wood, Cumbria
24-26 February 1982

1982_037-038 [context shot]
© Andy Goldsworthy
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Bibliography:

AGA: S/Bk_004, col. illus. [two sketches]
Rain (1985), col. illus., pp. 39- 41
Collaboration (1990), col. illus.

Listed in Clive Adams, Hand to Earth (1990), p. 174:

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Feathers plucked from dead heron / cut with sharp stone / stripped down one side / about three-and-a-half feet overall length / made over three calm days / cold mornings / frost / smell of heron becoming more pungent as each day warmed up
SWINDALE BECK WOOD, CUMBRIA
24-26 FEBRUARY 1982
1 frame
3 Cibachrome photographs
each 35.5 x 22.5 (14 x 8 7/8)
2 Cibachrome photographs
each 25.7 x 39 (10 1/8 x 15 3/8)
joined 29.5 x 69.5 (11 5/8 x 27 3/8)
framed 64 x 174 (25 1/4 x 68 1/2)

Carlisle Museum and Art Gallery


Source:

Colour 35mm slide;
Film: Kodachrome 64;
AGA location: 82/Mar/A;
No. of images: 4/21 [Others: S/C; 82/Feb/D; 82/Mar/A];
Archival Disk: 1982_001