Land and environmental art book

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land and environmental art book

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We did a search for other books with a similar title, and found some results for you that may be helpful. Click on the cover image above to read some pages of this book! The traditional landscape genre was radically transformed in the s when many artists stopped merely representing the land and made their mark directly in the environment. Drawn by vast, uncultivated spaces of desert and mountain as well as by post-industrial wastelands, artists such as Michael Heizer, Nancy Holt and Robert Smithson moved earth to create colossal primal symbols. For Richard Long, journeys became works of art while Dennis Oppenheim immersed his entire body in the contours of the land. Survey Brian Wallis discusses the key artists, works and issues that define Land Art historically, as well as its later ramifications. Works This book fully documents the s Land Art movement and surveys examples of Environmental Art to the present day.
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The definitive survey not only of Land Art but also of contemporary environmental art, featuring exquisite photographs of site-specific works in spectacular locations around the world. Essential reading for both art enthusiasts and anyone concerned with the environment, the book is the most comprehensive and beautifully illustrated book on the subject. The traditional landscape genre was radically transformed in the s when many artists stopped merely representing the land and made their mark directly in the environment. Drawn by the vast uncultivated spaces of the desert and mountain as well as post-industrial wastelands, artists such as Michael Heizer, Nancy Holt and Robert Smithson moved the earth to create colossal primal symbols. Journeys became works of art for Richard Long while Dennis Oppenheim and Ana Mendieta immersed their bodies in the contours of the land. This book traces early developments to the present day, as artists are exploring eco-systems and the interface between industrial, urban and rural cultures. Survey Brian Wallis discusses the key artists, works and issues that define Land Art historically, as well as its later ramifications.

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