Robert Smithson

Robert Smithson This fully illustrated page book accompanies the first comprehensive American retrospective of Robert Smithson s complex and highly influential career Straddling the movements of minimal

  • Title: Robert Smithson
  • Author: Alexander Alberro
  • ISBN: 9780520244092
  • Page: 429
  • Format: Paperback
  • This fully illustrated 248 page book accompanies the first comprehensive American retrospective of Robert Smithson s 1938 1973 complex and highly influential career Straddling the movements of minimalism and land art, Smithson, who died in a plane crash at the age of 35, had a profound impact on the cultural landscape that resonates to this day Robert Smithson presentsThis fully illustrated 248 page book accompanies the first comprehensive American retrospective of Robert Smithson s 1938 1973 complex and highly influential career Straddling the movements of minimalism and land art, Smithson, who died in a plane crash at the age of 35, had a profound impact on the cultural landscape that resonates to this day Robert Smithson presents essays by top Smithson scholars alongside both archival imagery and specially commissioned photography of the artist s works it considers the interrelationship of Smithson s complete artistic output, from the earliest figurative work up to his famed earthworks Smithson s revolutionary ideas positioned art as existing beyond the walls of the museum in media such as writing and film, and even in the landscape itself This volume and the exhibition it accompanies explore Smithson s work within the context of the artistic climate of the late 1960s as well as ensuing decades.Perhaps most renowned as the creator of Spiral Jetty 1970 , a fifteen hundred foot rock coil dramatically situated in the Great Salt Lake, Smithson also broke new ground with his films, photographs, writing, drawings, and collages Eugenie Tsai provides a curatorial overview of the exhibition, which includes early writings, drawings, and other work with religious, erotic, and pop culture motifs that deepen our understanding of Smithson s diverse practice Other contributions to the volume are a previously unpublished interview with Smithson by Moira Roth a substantive historical and critical essay by Thomas Crow an essay by MOCA curator Cornelia Butler discussing Smithson s lineage and his influence on contemporary artists and a series of texts focusing on key works from Smithson s oeuvre, including Incidents of Mirror Travel in the Yucatan by Suzaan Boettger, Enantiomorphic Chambers by Ann Reynolds, Airport Terminal Project by Mark Linder, Spiral Jetty by Jennifer Roberts, Heap of Language by Richard Sieburth, Proposal for Monument at Antartica sic by Robert Sobieszek The book also features the complete Library List a posthumously compiled list of publications in Smithson s personal library with an introduction by Alexander Alberro, as well as an exhibition checklist and annotated exhibition chronology.With contributions by Alexander Alberro, Suzaan Boettger, Cornelia Butler, Thomas Crow, Mark Linder, Ann Reynolds, Jennifer L Roberts, Moira Roth, Richard Sieburth, Robert A Sobieszek, and Eugenie Tsai

    Robert Smithson Official web site for the Estate of Robert Smithson, renowned earthwork artist, presenting images and text of earthworks land art Spiral Jetty, Amarillo Ramp, land art, nonsites, slide works, conceptual writings and Robert Smithson Overview and Analysis TheArtStory Robert Smithson art often dealt with the purpose art might have in the landscape, and ultimately, the eventual exhaustion and collapse of any given system. Robert Smithson Wikipdia Robert Smithson janvier juillet est un artiste amricain li, entre autres, l art minimal et au land art. Auteur de nombreux textes critiques et thoriques largement diffuss par les revues d art amricaines parfois en collaboration, avec Mel Bochner par exemple , le mdium imprim lui donne la possibilit de dvelopper les aspects discursifs Robert Smithson The Collected Writings Robert Smithson Robert Smithson The Collected Writings Robert Smithson, Jack Flam on FREE shipping on qualifying offers Since the publication of The Writings of Robert Smithson , Robert Smithson s significance as a spokesman for a generation of artists has been widely acknowledged and the importance of his thinking to contemporary artists and art critics continues to grow. Robert Smithson Leven en werk Smithson studeerde schilderkunst en tekenen aan de Art Students League of New York in New York.Hij werkte in de stijl van de abstract expressionisten.Aanvang zestiger jaren maakte hij kennis met leden van de minimalistische Primary Structures Movement, zoals Nancy Holt met wie hij huwde , Robert Morris, Sol LeWitt, Carl Andre, Dan Graham, Donald Judd, Richard Long en Claes Land art Land art, variously known as Earth art, environmental art, and Earthworks, is an art movement that emerged in the s and s, largely associated with Great Britain and the United States, but which included examples from many countries As a trend Land art expanded boundaries of art by the materials used and the siting of the works The materials used were often the materials of the Holt Smithson Foundation Holt Smithson Foundation Holt Smithson Foundation exists to continue the creative and investigative spirit of the artists Nancy Holt and Robert Smithson Holt and Smithson developed innovative ways of exploring our relationship with the planet, expanding the limits of artistic practice Through public service their Foundation engages in programs developing the artists creative legacies James Smithson James Smithson was born in c to Hugh Percy, st Duke of Northumberland and Elizabeth Hungerford Keate Macie His mother was the widow of James Macie, a wealthy man from Weston, Bath An illegitimate child, Smithson was born in secret in Paris, resulting in his birth name being the Francophone Jacques Louis Macie later altered to James Louis Macie. Harriet Smithson Irish Paris It is hard to know whether Harriet Smithson Ennis, Co Clare, Paris, was a sinner or sinned against Certainly, one of the least indulgent but also least rigorous of Hector Berlioz s biographers, Claude Dufresne, writes that by Harriet had aged and was fond of the bottle and that in Berlioz had to travel to London to put his finances in order

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