Lorna Green Ecological Environmental Works

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“La Mouette/The Seagull” 2014
Commissioned by Usine Utopik for the 2nd  Symposium, Bords de Vire in Saint Lô and Tessy-sur-Vire, Normandy, France.     
White painted branches with black tips. Ht. 4m x W.9m x D.2m.

A sculptor living  in the UK, Lorna Green works consist public art/environmental projects, functional earthworks and sculptures, in both urban and rural landscapes, indoors and outdoors, permanent, temporary, large and small scale in the  and widely overseas.  For the Pythians, we chose to highlight her recycled material projects.

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“Blue Bird” 2011
Iridescent blue painted branches each 75 cms.   Height. 5m x wingspans 4.5m.

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La Cloche Perdue, 2013
Ht.7m x dia.1.5m,  Painted wood branches in colors of fire, bronze painted cane.  
Commissioned by Lez’Arts en Adret for “Fantastique” the theme of Sentier Artistique Hautecour 2013, Savoie, France. The sculpture illustrates the moment when the bell melted into the ground.

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“The Rainbow ” 1996 

Drink cans, steel rod. 4 m x 3 m x 1.5 m;   Commissioned for The Chester Fringe Festival in Grosvenor Park, Chester

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“Water, Earth to Growth” 1988

Cider, wine, milk bottles, 20m x 15m x 5m.   Commissioned by Opportunities for Women/Friends of the Earth. Islington Green, London

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Water-fall, 2001

13m x4m x1m,  made of discarded plastic bottles and metallic paint.  Commissioned by Covent Garden Flower Festival for The Urban Arts Garden

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“Verso l’Inizio – Towards the Beginning” with Carlotta Brunetti 2008

100m x 30m x 5m. Hay, string and willow tree.  The dead hay rises up and over a river into the tree of life, the willow, to be regenerated.  For “Humus Park” International Land Art Meeting in Pordenone, Italy

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“La Mouette/The Seagull” 2014
Commissioned by Usine Utopik for the 2nd  Symposium, Bords de Vire in Saint Lô and Tessy-sur-Vire, Normandy, France.  
White painted branches with black tips. Ht. 4m x W.9m x D.2m.

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“Blooming Branches” #1, 2010

Red blue and green plastic bottle tops – each “bloom” about 30cms long, and green, brown, olive and clear glass wine and beer bottles hanging by fisherman’s twine from the branches of Pandanus trees.  Made for “artsCape Biennial 2010,” June 26th to July 11th, at Clarkes Beach, Byron Bay, NSW, Australia.

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“Blooming Branches” #2 2010
Red blue and green plastic bottle tops – each “bloom” about 30cms long, and green, brown, olive and clear glass wine and beer bottles hanging by fisherman’s twine from the branches of Pandanus trees.  
Made for “artsCape Biennial 2010,” June 26th to July 11th, at Clarkes Beach, Byron Bay, NSW, Australia.

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Living and working in the UK,  Lorna Green is a sculptor and environmental artist who works in Art in Public Places and Art in Nature. She has worked throughout the UK as well as overseas in both urban and rural landscapes, indoors and outdoors, permanent and temporary, large and small scale. Her sculpture is site specific in that it relates totally to the site considering the architecture. the landscape, the history, economy, ecology or mythology of the area.

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