"Financial backing provided by the prestigious Dwan Gallery to construct a piece of "land art." The concept is to use expanses of open areas as a canvas to take art out of the confining galleries and onto the open land." http://www.sltrib.com/specials/gsl/stories/jetty.htm
Robert Smithson (1938B1973) draft writing about his earthwork Spiral Jetty, ca. 1970, describing the evolution of the piece. Robert Smithson and Nancy Holt Papers. Donated by Nancy Holt, 1986-1995.
Nancy Holt. Sun Tunnels, 1973-76 Lucin, Utah
© Photograph by Laurence Belingard, 1999
Christo and Jean-Claude. Running Fence. 1972-76
nylon fence, height 18' length 24.5 miles
Sonoma and Marin Counties
Christo and Jean Claude, The Umbrellas, Japan and US 1984-1991
19'8" Tall Umbrellas
Two valleys, one 19 kilometers (12 miles) long in Japan,
and the other 29 kilometers (18 miles) long in the USA.