Art Resilience: from William Morris to Kurt Jackson (or Arts & Crafts to Eco-art ). Philip Cooke, Oxford Institute for Sustainable Development & Centre for Advanced Studies, Cardiff U. William Morris & the Arts & Crafts Movement.
Oxford Institute for Sustainable Development & Centre for Advanced Studies, Cardiff U.
'Portrait of William Morris, aged 53‘ by F. Hollyer (1838-1933)
Kelmscott Manor, Morris’ Home
The High Line at 20th St., New York City, an aerial greenway. The vegetation was chosen to recognise the wild plants that had colonized the abandoned railway before it was repurposed.
Worm’s Head, Gower, Wales. Historically named by Vikings 'Wurm' meaning 'dragon'
Marco Casagrande Sandworm, Beaufort04 Triennial of Contemporary Art, Wenduine, Belgium 2012
“Lady of the North”: Aerial View
N.B. Compare the ‘horizontal’ with Burj Khalifa’s ‘vertical’ dimensioning
The main viewpoint on the head looks down over Northlandia's face and body
The Portland Building, Oregon (Michael Graves) & “Portlandia”, (Raymond Kaskey)
His newer work is noticeably grainier and textured in the main focus of each piece; we are taken back to bare elements – rock, sand and wind – a technique simultaneously enabling us to see the full extent of the creative process in each intricate layer
He developed an expressionist style involving physically scraping or cutting the painted surface and then repairing it, building up layer upon layer as if to mimic the seasonal sequence of decay and regrowth.