Though Holt’s photos come from the mid-20th century, they anticipate 21st-century aesthetics and could be a backdrop in an influencer’s desert pilgrimage.
Also included are plans for two site-specific projects that were never fully realized: “Sky Mound” (1984–) and “Solar Web” (1984–89).
The films created by the legendary artists move beyond pure documentation, adding layers of context and revealing insights into their respective practices.
The short documentary Utah Sequences, previously thought to be lost, purely displays Nancy Holt’s vision of time and place.
In 2018, she became the first female Land artist in the Dia Art Foundation’s collection, but it has taken decades for Holt to gain recognition. A new exhibition argues she was truly an artistic innovator.
Connors has arrived at a synthesis of what, up until now, has been a stylistically identifiable but rather diverse output.
In this exclusive clip from the documentary Eva Hesse, Lucy Lippard, Nancy Holt, and others reflect on the intimate character of Hesse’s sculptures.
In his new documentary, Troublemakers: The Story of Land Art, filmmaker and art historian James Crump digs beneath the surface to explore the personal lives, artworks, and historical treatment of three land artists: Michael Heizer, Walter De Maria, and Robert Smithson.
On July 20, 1969, the world watched, and was transfixed, as American astronaut Neil Armstrong — rendered on television as a ghostly black-and-white figure — descended from the Lunar Module onto the surface of the moon.
The pervasive, even immersive, nature of sound is the subject of an unassuming exhibition by Tim Bruniges, whose megalithic installation, MIRRORS, is on view at Brooklyn’s Signal gallery.
LONDON — Land art is having a moment in the UK. It was building last year with two shows, in Margate and Birmingham, by perambulatory artist Hamish Fulton. More ‘walking art’ is afoot in Sunderland. April found Nancy Holt on show in Manchester. And in maritime city Southampton, we have not one but two land art exhibitions, one of which will take a three stop tour of the region. The genre has nothing if not geographical spread.