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14 artists with a green message

By: Laura Moss on Aug. 15, 2011, 1:05 p.m.
Andy Goldsworthy's Striding Arch on Benbrack Hill

Photo: Peter Edwards [CC by SA-2.0]/Wikimedia Commons

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Art for the planet

Nature has been inspiring artists for centuries, and its beauty has been captured in paintings, sculptures, photographs and a variety of other mediums. But some artists take the relationship between art and the environment a step further, creating works from nature itself or producing artworks that make bold statements about the natural world and the imprint mankind has left on it. Here are 14 talented eco-artists who are redefining art's relationship with Mother Nature. (Text: Laura Moss)