“The idea for this project came out of the thought of: what if we just placed another artifact in the earth, to which it is embedded, that can signify the persistence of change? What would we do if we took a Picasso and just tore it apart and disposed of it?”
Kieron McLellan, a London-based architect, artist and London School of Economics lecturer, in an email to Reuters. The project is in response to the changes the earth is going through.
“I was interested in how we use and store information, that is, the question, ‘Why keep something if you don’t intend to keep it?’ ” says McLellan.
A hand-painted by the US artist Lee Bontecou floats in a boat at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. Also: Lee Bontecou, the nineteenth-century French artist and printmaker, titled this work “The New Golden Age.”
The artist Maya Lin, an American, uses her hands to illustrate graphic plane symbols. It is easy to imagine the spirit of Irma, a mother and her young son, represented by Lin’s artwork of a plane and their shadow, in the “Ghost Forest.” Also: Lee Bontecou, the nineteenth-century French artist and printmaker, titled this work “The New Golden Age.”