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SATELLITE SCULPTURE IMAGES
Horstermeer, near Hilversum, Holland - environmental sculpture seen from the satellite - a satellite image of Land Art executed in Horstermeer.
oblique rows - 1984/1986 willows (Salix Alba), grass, earth and water - 10500x2200x200-400cm - gardens of the Sewage Recycling Installations Horstermeer, commissioned by Zuiveringschap Amstel- en Gooiland - Hilversum NL
This is earth work is the right scale for a good satellite image. Even from a more distant view the rows of pollarded willows can be distinguished. To see the landscape and this, in fact site specific sculpture, incorporated in it, click the image below. Between the rows are ditches filled with ground water during wet periods. The willows are pollarded every three years in order to develop the stubby tops.