Monday, March 30, 2009

A brief intro to Land Art

LandArt-Andy Goldsworthy-MidsummerSnowballs
The other day watched “Rivers and Tides” a documentary by artist Andy Goldsworthy.
We were amazed by the beauty of the images and it reminded me how much I love land art (and environmental art).

LandArt-Andy Goldsworthy-RiversTides

Below a some of the classics...
LandArt_Smithson-SpiralJetty
Spiral Jetty by Robert Smithson (1970) The Icon.

LandArt_Smithson-Displacements
Displacements by Robert Smithson.

LandArt_ChristoJeanneClaude-Early
LandArt_ChristoJeanneClaude-SurroundedIslands
Christo and Jeanne Claude. Early Works+Surrounded Islands.

LandArt_WalterDeMaria-LightningFieldLandArt_WalterDeMaria-EarthRoom
Walter de Maria: Lightning Field on the left, NYC Earth Room on the right.

and remember:
I don’t care if Monday is blue, Tuesday is great and Wednesday too...