A Muscular Imagination: Andy Parkin and the Art of Climbing
Posted on: October 15, 2009
Each year grades get higher, climbers send faster and a focus on financial return increases. But has the "creative edge" been lost? British writer Ed Douglas travels to the Alps in search of the aesthetic intensity that inspired his youth. Along the way, he encounters Andy Parkin and other artists who continue to expand the limits of the alpine imagination, painting their visions on both canvases and mountainsides.