• Sculpting the Earth: Engaging With the “Land” in Land Art

    16 days ago - By Arch Daily

    Complex One, City by Michael Heizer. Courtesy Triple Aught Foundation. Image © Mary Converse
    Artists are frequently inspired by land - be it painter Robert S. Duncanson's renditions of American landscapes, or William Kentridge's subversions of colonial-era British paintings depicting African vistas. Some artists, though, have preferred to work directly with the land, creating structures that sit on landscapes, or carving into the land itself. This art style - formally termed as Land Art - gained prominence in 1960s and 70s United States , in the context of the rise of the environmental...
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