1982_186 [context shot]

Ice arch
left to freeze overnight
before supporting pile of stones removed
(made in a field of cows - tense wait)
pissed on stone too frozen to come out
fourth attempt successful
other three arches collapsed or melted
Brough, Cumbria
1-2 December 1982

1982_186 [context shot]
© Andy Goldsworthy
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Rain (1985), col. illus., p. 25
Collaboration (1990), col. illus.
Time (2000), col. illus., p. 185 [different title]

Listed in Clive Adams, Hand to Earth (1990), p. 175, as no. 77, presented as 2 Cibachrome photographs in one frame.

Collections of Leeds City Art Gallery and Harrogate Art Gallery.


Colour 35mm slide;
Film: Kodachrome 64;
AGA location: P;
No. of images: 2/8 [Others: S/C; 82/Dec/C; P];
Archival Disk: 1982_006