Spiral Jetty by Robert Smithson

Spiral Jetty - Arial View

Great Salt Lake, Utah

Spiral Jetty - Arial View
Spiral Jetty  - close-up

Copper Mining Pit

Bingham Copper Mining Pit
Robert Smithson

Utah Reclamation Project, 1973

Tomado de Fragile ecologies, Barbara Matilsky Rizzoly N.Y. Queens Museum of Art N.Y 1992 p.43


notes - Spiral Jetty

Robert Smithson (1938-1973)

draft writing about his earthwork Spiral Jetty, describing its evolution, ca. 1970.

Robert Smithson and Nancy Holt Papers. Gift of Nancy Holt, 1986-1995.

www.diacenter.org/prg/ special/spiral.html



Earthworks by other artists:

time delay photo
Charles Ross - Star Axis, looking north
2 hour time lapse Charles Ross, 1999

earthwork

Isolated Mass/Circumflex

Lago Seco de Masacre, Nevada 1968

Tomado de Land Art, Gilles A. Tiberghien.

Art Data 1995 p.244

 

Michael Heizer

Indian-style earthwork - spider

Effigy Tumuli

Buffalo Rocks, Illinois, 1985

Tomado de Land Art, Gilles A. Tiberghien.

Art Data 1995 p.229

 


The Lighting Field, 1977


Walter de MarIa Quemado

Nuevo Mexico.
Projecto sostenido por Dia Center for the Arts

lightning


Back Home | Dorothea Tanning