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Friday, March 12, 2010

Patrick Daugherty in the News

- cmullins@heraldonline.com
Scattered showers this week haven’t stopped Patrick Dougherty and a group of sculpture students from starting to create five giant faces made of woven tree saplings that will overlook Rock Hill’s Main Street.
Dougherty, a world-renowned artist and North Carolina native, began work Monday on the type of sculpture he’s crafted more than 200 times before: long sticks woven together and stretched up to 25 feet toward the sky, usually with an opening for viewers to... (click for more)

1 comment:

  1. After spending a couple hours helping Daugherty with the projects, I have a new found respect for this process. My hands are beat up, my arms sore, and I'll forever think of how bendable saplings are when I see them.

    He expressed an interest in talking to a group of art students. I'm in the process of scheduling this event. I'll take suggestions.