Tag Archives: “Spiral Jetty”


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Robert Smithson, Spiral Jetty, 1970. MICHAEL DAVID MURPHY/VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

‘Spiral Jetty’ May Become Utah’s Official State Work of Art

The Salt Lake City Tribune reports that Robert Smithson’s Spiral Jetty may become Utah’s official state work of art. Becky Edwards, a Republican representative for Utah, has been spearheading the effort. After a 7-1 vote (one representative voted down the … Read More


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Morning Links: Berlin Nights Edition

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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