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Sumit Singhal
Sumit Singhal
Sumit Singhal loves modern architecture. He comes from a family of builders who have built more than 20 projects in the last ten years near Delhi in India. He has recently started writing about the architectural projects that catch his imagination.

Stickwork by Patrick Dougherty

 
May 3rd, 2012 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: Patrick Dougherty

For three weeks in May, visitors to the Garden witnessed the creation of a monumental, site-specific sculpture made entirely of woven sticks and twigs by internationally renowned artist Patrick Dougherty.

Dougherty arrived on-site of with no preconceptions as to what he will create. Using locally gathered natural materials and drawing on inspiration from the surrounding environment, he designed a larger-than-life sculptures that may remind visitors of a nest, cocoon, or even a fairy dwelling.

Ain’t Misbehavin' (Image Courtesy Zan Maddox)

Dougherty leaves the Garden a distinctive architectural element that will remain in the Anderson Meadow for as long as it survives in the natural environment.

To date, Patrick Dougherty has completed more than 175 works at gardens, universities, and museums throughout the United States, Europe and Asia.

Be It Ever So Humble (Image Courtesy Star Kotowski)

Close Ties (Image Courtesy Fin Macrae)

Crossing Over (Image Courtesy Dennis Cowley)

Childhood Dreams (Image Courtesy Adam Rodriguez)

Full Court Press

Hedging Your Bets (Image Courtesy Peggy Clark)

Here’s Looking At You (Image Courtesy Richard Levy)

Just Around the Corner (Image Courtesy Dole Dean)

Just for Looks (Image Courtesy David C. Calicchio)

Look Out Tree (Image Courtesy Harvey Spector)

Nine Lives

Owache (Image Courtesy Larry Gregory)

Sittin’ Pretty (Image Courtesy David Lewis)

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