Living Spring
Living Spring
Living Spring
Living Spring

© the artist, courtesy of Modern Art. Image credit: Andrea Capello, courtesy The Line

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Standing at over four metres in height, 'Living Spring' is a slender sculpture composed of striped metal tubes – a recurrent component of Rothschild's practice. Sited at the end of a line of mature trees, the divergent branch-like form appears like a sapling. Its reference to the natural world is in contrast to Rothschild's highly controlled use of colour and the precise nature of the cylindrical steel construction, which aligns the piece within a more hard-edged minimalism tradition. Rothschild is interested in the way we give meaning and symbolism to inanimate things and has sometimes described her work as 'Magic Minimalism', an idea which can easily be applied to 'Living Spring'.

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Living Spring




painted steel


H 413 x W 90 x D 40 cm

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Acquisition method

on loan to The Line

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Modern Art


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