We really love artist Nicole Dextras ice texts series, especially this 6 foot high “VIEW” made out of ice and set out in the landscape and left to melt – a lovely, ephemeral artwork that changes our….view. You’ll find other potent ice texts and installations at her website, along with what amounts to “how-to’s” for making ice words. Dextras builds molds of individual letters out of wood, fills them with water, sometimes coloring them with food colors, and then waits for them to freeze before removing the molds…curiously similar to making a popsicle.
how-to-make-a-popsicle —->>>> how to make ART….
…(could a popsicle have such an influence?)
…we’re gonna remember this for when (if) it gets really cold…
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snow creations, from nature and little boy
blizzard improvisation: divine stop-motion snow skeleton
post-script: snow as art material
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