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Ugo Rondinone, Human Nature, 2013, on view at Rockefeller Center, New York City, April 23 - June 7, 2013, presented by Nespresso, organized by Tishman Speyer and Public Art Fund. PHOTO: JAMES EWING, COURTESY PUBLIC ART FUND, NY.

The Gentle Giants of Rockefeller Center

Provoking feelings of awe—and awww, Ugo Rondinone’s modern megaliths are among the public artworks redefining the idea of the monumental Read More


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Turning Over a New Leaf

Inspired by the ecological crisis, artists are seeking to connect with nature on a personal level—listening to glaciers, talking to plants, or taking biospheres for a walk. Read More


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Aleksandra Mir’s “spoof on Earth Art and art history” transformed a Dutch beach into a lunar landscape of hills and craters for a day in l999. COURTESY THE ARTIST (2)

Moving Mountains, Walking on Water

As artists like James Turrell and Michael Heizer continue to toil on their massive Earthworks, caretakers of other examples of Land Art are facing questions of conservation, access, and environmental impact. Meanwhile, more ecologically conscious artists have been updating the genre. Read More