Continuous grass stalk line
each stalk pushed into the wider hollow of another
two thin ends joined by pushing both ends into a short length of thicker stalk
pegged to ground and tree with thorns
Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton
September 1983

© Andy Goldsworthy
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Diary: 2nd - 10th Oct
Bretton Hall
Sculpture Symposium.
The week has been successful -
I have made work as usual
- yet work done was good -
grass stalk line, bird shit on
leaves - beautiful. In a
way I have used the situation
of people to provoke me.

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grass, lines, stalks


Work completed and recorded 2nd - 10th September 1983.


Bretton Hall, Yorkshire, UK.


AGA: S/Bk_009, no illus., text
Rain (1985), b&w illus., p. 31
Collaboration (1990), col. illus.

Listed in Clive Adams, Hand to Earth (1990), p. 175, as no. 83, presented as 9 B&W photographs and 1 Cibachrome photograph in two frames. Edition of two.


Colour 35mm slide;
Film: Kodachrome 64;
AGA location: 83/Sept/A;
No. of images: 1/7 [Others: S/C; 83/Sept/A; P];
Archival Disk: 1983_006