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Eco-Visionaries: Land Art


Robert Smithson, Spiral Jetty, 1970, Rozel Point, Great Salt Lake, Utah, 1500 (if unwound) x 15 foot spiral of basalt, sand, and soil ©Holt-Smithson Foundation.

Speakers: Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris. Created by Beth Harris and Steven Zucker.

The Case for Land Art | The Art Assignment | PBS Digital Studios

EARTHWORKS. LAND ART. EARTH ART. Whatever you call it, we look at what it means to make art out in nature and in the world from the 1960s to toda

Collaborating artists Mariam Ghani and Erin Ellen Kelly at the Indianapolis Museum of Art talk about their approach to learning about and working with landscapes.

Earth Art

Artists: Michael Berman, Erika Blumenfeld, David Taylor, Basia Irland, Patrick Dougherty, Catalina Delgado Trunk, and Shelley Niro

Boetzkes, Amanda. (2010) The ethics of Earth art. Minneapolis ; London : University of Minnesota Press. ISBN: 9780816665891. Shelf mark: 735.23/BOE


Beardsley, John (2006) Earthworks and beyond: contemporary art in the landscape. New York: Abbeville Press. ISBN: 9780789208811. Shelf mark: 735.23/BEA

The book traces the historical roots of art in the landscape: Stonehenge, Indian mounds, cliff dwellings, park design from 18th-century England to modern-day golf courses.