Lawn Art

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Last summer, I made a few attempts to mow the lawn at different grass lengths to explore creating interesting visual patterns. My wife gave her approval on the condition that I not hurt the lawn. That condition is very difficult to define, so I took an expansive and optimistic view of its meaning. The result of my experiments? Creating art from one’s lawn mowing activities is way harder than it sounds. You may judge the enterprise as frivolous or foolish, but my experience of living in the Chicago suburbs for the past 15 years has convinced me that the arts […]