Intersections of Art and Science

Lines in the Sand: When the Beach Becomes a Canvas, Video

Photograph: © SAF – Coastal Care


Anyone can write their name in the sand, but Jim Denevan uses the beach to create stunning large-scale art. What started as a hobby over 20 years ago has resulted in worldwide recognition…

Read Full Article And Watch Video; Big Great Stories (03-23-2017)

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“Jim’s Lines” Video, The Art of Jim Genevan, (05-02-2011)
Jim Denevan’s large-scale beach drawings emerge from a simple driftwood stick found on-site. Then, Denevan pushes outward from a central point on the beach, improvising with the stick and a selection of rakes, resulting in huge spirals, circles and geometric forms. His art is transient, ephemeral, meant to be trodden over and traced by the feet of passing admirers and surfers…

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