Simon Beck Snow Art
Updated: Jan 17, 2020
He really is an artist that needs no canvas dripping and splashing colors allover the place
Meet the Former Engineer Who Makes Mind-Blowing Land Art With Nothing But a Pair of Snow Shoes and Some Simple Math
Simon Beck has been creating elaborate outdoor art since 2004.
Earlier this month, in the saddles of the Rocky Mountains near Silverthorne, Colorado, intricate artworks the size of football fields started cropping up across enormous fields of snow, as if overnight.
From a distance, they look like geometric doodles, the kind you make by drawing simple fractal shapes. And in fact, that’s more or less how these ephemeral artworks were made.
Taylor Dafoe, January 15, 2020