Land art

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  • Land Art History

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    When it emerged in the sixties among the crush of several other art movements (Pop Art, Minimalism, among others) Land Art came to be an anti-gallery artistic offshoot that straddled the domain between architecture and sculpture. It had no manifestos nor schools nor leaders and it was not quite a movement; the artists who were involved with it were also involved in other types of arts. Land art was labelled as modern ‘sculpture’ but its versatility and introduction of new concepts and visual materials

  • Land Art Analysis

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    sufficiently through a reconnection with nature, to create new places and bring about sufficient change to the lives of both communities and visitors? I will express this by reviewing the work of a range of artists from the Land Art Movement of the 1960s & 70s who have manipulated the land, such as Robert Smithson and Alan Sonfist. Current reclaimed landscapes such as the Highline and Duisburg Nord Landscape Park will be reviewed, assessing the impact of their revival on the surrounding neighbourhoods

  • Andy Goldsworthy Case Study

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    it in a way that makes it seem entirely out of place yet still in sync with what is around it. His own influences and connections to nature show through in the work he creates illustrating his the relations and experiences he has found through the land. Andy Goldsworthy’s own life has a great impact on the work he creates. He was born on July 26, 1956 and grew up on the farm,

  • Robert Smithson Essay

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    In the 1960s and 1970s Land Art was established in the United States using inspiration from the minimalistic style that was very popular in the 1960s. Land Art, also called Earthworks, is an interaction and study of the natural elements and manmade art.3 One of the most well known and originators of Earthworks is Robert Smithson. Smithson created many inspirational pieces, which have lasted throughout the years, not only through land art but also with drawings, sculptures, films and writings. Robert

  • In today’s society, much of the resistance for finding ecological solutions comes from those who

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    even more apparent. Land Artist Michael Heizer’s work plays with the entropic as well. His project, Double Negative [see Figure 2.5] consists of an enormous tract carved into the earth. With no framework or scaffolding to hold its shape, the piece is left open to the effects of erosion. In both Spiral Jetty and Double Negative, the entropic nature of the pieces allow the work to be designed as a part of the existing landscape yet separated from it. As Rosalind Krauss, art critic and theorist

  • Earth art is the art of using nature and natural materials, like water, soil, rocks…etc. With this

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    Earth art is the art of using nature and natural materials, like water, soil, rocks…etc. With this you can create anything from sculptures to landscape art in the open. The genre originally started in late 1960’s in the US. Artists were starting to protest against artificial and commercialized art. They want to do something that was big and unmovable; art that couldn’t be placed in museums. (Lanz, C.K) However, sometimes this would be contradicting, as people would pay a lot of money to buy the materials

  • The Aim Of Art. Artists All Over The World Explore Different

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    The aim of art Artists all over the world explore different concepts though their art. The environment is increasingly becoming an important topic of discussion; as well as a much more personal subject for everyone, let alone artists. Because of the increasing amounts of damage to the earth, many artists have participated in this movement in hope to show the public the beauty in nature. Three artists, in particular, express their concept of environment in a physical representation to be interpreted

  • Land Art Observation Examples

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    to life. Scattered around the monolithic branches, reeds on the ground framed the structure of the sticks. Weather shaped the land art in a way that man could not. Natural elements created a unique and organic art piece. As the weeks went on I began to notice how the light affected the form of the lard art installation. The light revealed and hid certain aspects of the art. It showed curves in the morning and hide the same curves in the evening. The light exposed various amounts on texture through

  • Of Vincent Lamouroux's Essay 'Notes On Site Specificity'

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    and urges for awareness on the AIDS crisis. Kwon claims that with the incorporation of the street into the framework of art, there is a greater concern for integrating “art more directly into the realm of the social, either in order to redress (in an activist sense) urgent social problems such as the ecological crisis, homelessness, AIDS…or more generally in order to relativize art as one among many forms of cultural work.” Although Haring’s style as an artist is inherently recognizable and bears

  • The Female Body And Land Art

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    A prominent Cuban-born artist, Ana Mendieta, has partnered the female body with nature to explore her own cultural and physical displacement, and through her incorporation of performance, body and land art has attracted numerous interpretations and historical studies. Mendieta was exiled from her homeland in the 1960s, moving to the USA. This displacement from her homeland and culture played a large part in informing her work. Mendieta repeatedly proclaimed, ‘I am between two cultures’ (Mendieta

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