Lucy Lippard and Lisa Le Feuvre discuss the legacy of the famed American artist.
Some Important Questions About Artist Legacies
How is legacy defined, who defines it, whom does it serve?
How Nancy Holt Anticipated the Influencer Age
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.
Land Artist Nancy Holt’s Papers Acquired by Smithsonian Archives
Also included are plans for two site-specific projects that were never fully realized: “Sky Mound” (1984–) and “Solar Web” (1984–89).
A Transportive Film Series Spotlights Nancy Holt and Robert Smithson
The films created by the legendary artists move beyond pure documentation, adding layers of context and revealing insights into their respective practices.
A Rediscovered Nancy Holt Documentary From 1970
The short documentary Utah Sequences, previously thought to be lost, purely displays Nancy Holt’s vision of time and place.
Nancy Holt Brilliantly Emerges from the Shadows
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.
You Are in Good Hands with Matt Connors
Connors has arrived at a synthesis of what, up until now, has been a stylistically identifiable but rather diverse output.
How Eva Hesse Embraced Absurdity in Life and Art
In this exclusive clip from the documentary Eva Hesse, Lucy Lippard, Nancy Holt, and others reflect on the intimate character of Hesse’s sculptures.
A Documentary Mines the Stories of Three Pioneers of Land Art
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.
The 1969 Lunar Landing: One Giant Leap for Art
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.
Aural Mirrors on Sound’s Stage
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.