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Land art

One to One

At New York’s Whitney Museum, a full-scale 1970 photographic projection by Michael Heizer brings home the immersiveness, the being-there (even if only vicariously), that is essential to the Land art a…

Land Art for the Media Age

A current museum survey of Land art challenges the established definition of the 1960s and '70s movement. In March of 1962, Jean Tinguely arrived in Las Vegas to construct a massive auto-destructive s

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.

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…

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