Land art

Interview
Artist interview

Confronting Land Art and the Western frontier: Lucy Raven on how the two US cultural legacies influenced her new works at Dia Chelsea

New York-based artist's exhibitions opens at Dia Art Foundation's new and improved space in New York

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Michael Heizer

Nevada solar power project threatens Michael Heizer’s land art sculpture Double Negative

Local activists are petitioning to protect the artist’s monumental work on the Mormon Mesa

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Land art

Fantasy island: Holt/Smithson Foundation invites artists to create a new work for coastal Maine islet

Five artists have been asked to spend the next three years imagining what they could do with an uninhabited site

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Land art

Destructive, sensationalised and maybe not even art: the short and vague legacy of the Utah monolith

After the dismantling of the mysterious monolith that appeared in Utah, environmentalists and art experts alike say the object may have done more harm than good

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Land art

Second monolith mysteriously appears in Romania—one day after another vanishes from the Utah desert

Another unattributed metal structure has sprung up from seemingly nowhere—this time on a Romanian mountainside

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Land art

The Utah metallic monolith has now disappeared as mysteriously as it arrived

Found last week and resembling a John McCracken minimalist sculpture, the object went missing over the weekend, prompting even more conspiracy theories

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Land art

Alien visitors or avant-garde installation? Mysterious monolith discovered in the Utah desert

The large object spotted by biologists resembles the work of sculptor John McCracken, or a prop from Kubrick's sci-fi classic 2001: A Space Odyssey

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Frieze New York

Wanted: land-art sponsor to bury Christoph Büchel's aircraft in sand

The Swiss artist is seeking sponsors this week at Frieze New York for his new project Terminal, which involves burying a Boeing 727 jetliner in the California desert

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Obituaries

Gianfranco Gorgoni, photographer of Land Art and the New York avant-garde, has died, aged 77

The photographer, first known for his intimate portraits of artists, was later renowned for his monumental images of art in remote places

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Public art

Building on a steady foundation, New York land art site looks to the future

With a new executive director, Harvey Fite's Opus 40 near Saugerties aims to expand its programming

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Artists

Artist to install earthwork calling attention to immigration and human trafficking

Trail of red sand will be visible to travellers in flight and on the ground in Seattle

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Conservation & Preservation

Nancy Holt’s desert Sun Tunnels will be cleaned and repaired—but the bullet marks are staying

The artist considered the streaks left by gunfire to be part of the Land Art work's evolution

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Land art

James Turrell's Roden Crater project gets $40m funding boost—with a little help from Kanye West

The artist will work with Arizona State University and a foundation toward the Land Art project's completion

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Land art

White House review could shrink protected land around Michael Heizer’s City

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s report on national monuments recommends reductions but no details revealed

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Land art

Museums unite in campaign to save massive land art project

Nevada Desert site around Michael Heizer’s City is under threat

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Land art

Move to protect Heizer’s City from development

Nevada Senator has introduced a bill to preserve the land surrounding the mile-and-a-half-long land art project

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Digital art

Seattle to unveil Doug Aitken’s digital Land Art

The US artist Doug Aitken has created an “urban earthwork” for the façade of the Seattle Art Museum, which is due to be unveiled this month (24 March).

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Exhibitions

Exhibition at Hamburger Kunsthalle to approach Giacometti as an early land artist

The Swiss artist’s unrealised sculptural compositions are on loan from the Guggenheim Collection

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Artist interview

Trees of knowledge: Interview with Ackroyd & Harvey

Ackroyd & Harvey have fused nature and engineering to mark London 2012’s legacy and the Olympic Park’s hidden history

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Museums & Heritage

Will Double Negative be a no show?

Curators face uphill task getting OK from Michael Heizer and Walter De Maria

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Conservation

Land Art: here today, gone tomorrow?

Major installations in the American West by artists such as Robert Smithson and Michael Heizer could soon disappear

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Artist interview

Interview with Dennis Oppenheim on hid latest exhibition: “I could never stay with just one thing”

The veteran artist promises “truly radical” new work in his show at the Price Tower in Bartlesville, Oklahoma

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Artist interview

Interview with artist Richard Long: Still walking, after all these years

Long’s latest show is a collaboration with Indian tribal artist Jivya Soma Mashe

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Eco-art

Eco-warriors: in Tel Aviv a dangerous rubbish dump has inspired artists Vito Acconci, Cai Guo-Qiang, Mark Dion and others

“Hiriya in the museum” at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art consists of nineteen proposals for the rehabilitation of the site