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Land and environmental art
Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. Finding libraries that hold this item It is great fun to browse through at leisure and it also serves as a serious scholarly reference. A good coffee table book to impress those art college and environmentalist friends. All the key practitioners are here Smithson, Heizer, De Maria, Christo, Long etc , along with some less familiar names, and the photographs - for most of us, the only access to these works - are accompanied by a generous, imaginative selection from contemporary texts. Huge, handsomely designed The photographs in the book are gorgeous the opening panorama of De Maria's The Lightning Field is worth the book's price alone.
We did a search for other books with a similar title, and found some results for you that may be helpful. Click on the cover image above to read some pages of this book! The traditional landscape genre was radically transformed in the s when many artists stopped merely representing the land and made their mark directly in the environment. Drawn by vast, uncultivated spaces of desert and mountain as well as by post-industrial wastelands, artists such as Michael Heizer, Nancy Holt and Robert Smithson moved earth to create colossal primal symbols. For Richard Long, journeys became works of art while Dennis Oppenheim immersed his entire body in the contours of the land. Survey Brian Wallis discusses the key artists, works and issues that define Land Art historically, as well as its later ramifications.
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