Goldsworthy (20°20′S 119°31′E) was a mining town in Western Australia not far from Port Hedland. The town was abandoned when the iron ore mine it served was closed. Upon closure, all buildings were removed, all vegetation not indigenous to the local area was burnt and the roads were torn up. This was done in accordance with the government's policy of regrowth to avoid the occurance of ghost towns. Motto: Cygnis Insignis (Distinguished by its swans) Nickname: Wildflower State Other Australian states and territories Capital Perth Government Governor Premier Const. ... BHP iron ore train arriving into Port Hedland. ... This heap of iron ore pellets will be used in steel production. ... A street corner in the ghost town of Bodie, California. ...
Today there is very little on the site to indicate that the town ever existed. The pit that was the mine still exists, but is flooded. The railway to other mines passes nearby, and there is a (solar powered) radio repeater site to service the railway. Otherwise there are only natural features on the Goldsworthy site. The El Chino mine located near Silver City, New Mexico is an open-pit copper mine Open-pit mining refers to a method of extracting rock or minerals from the earth by their removal from an open pit or borrow. ... For other meanings, see repeater (disambiguation). ...
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It is possible that the common mis-application of the lay critique derives from the fact that in Western culture at least, art has traditionally been pushed in the direction of representationalism, the literal presentation of reality through literal images.
While certain forms of art outside a Western tradition, such as Islamic geometric designs and calligraphy, Buddhist or Hindu mandalas and Celtic knotwork, though they are non-representational, still require a measure of skill and certain creative involvement in their execution, without questioning the traditional form.
Contemporary artist Andy Goldsworthy, on the other hand, chose to use the medium of found natural objects and materials to arrange temporary sculptures.
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