Mirror-Travels: Robert Smithson and History


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Robert Smithson (1938-1973), an artist of paramount importance in postwar America, created radical new perspectives for landscape architecture, photography, art criticism, and site-specific installation. His Spiral Jetty - a 1,500-foot-long coil of rock built in 1970 at the edge of the Great Salt Lake - is widely appreciated as one of the most significant art projects of the twentieth century. Less well known is the connection between the Jetty and the nearby Golden Spike National Historic Site, location of the completion ...

Mirror-Travels: Robert Smithson and History 2004, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300094978