Beartooth Sculpture Installation at Tippet Rise


Beartooth is a massive sculpture installed by Ensemble Studio in Fishtail, Montana, at the Tippet Rise Art Center. The enormous undertaking was meant to evoke notions of geological transformation, and interpret the landscape in profound ways. Made of cast concrete along with materials native to the installation site, the sculpture required months of preparation and build time, including the use of large construction cranes. Thought-provoking, impressive work. See more and watch a making-of video on DesignBoom:

[The goal was] creating harmony between an architectural intervention and the local landscape, the team was drawn to earthen materials and preexisting natural conditions in the project’s conception.


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