Earthworks and beyond : contemporary art in the lanscapeLanguage : EnglishNew York ; London : Abbeville, 2006Edition : 4th edition.239 orrialde : koloretako eta zuri-beltzeko argazkiak ; 28 cm(Ikus) Testua: bitartekorik gabeISBN : 978-0-7892-0881-1.Landscape architecture -- United States of America | List(s) this item appears in: Ubik parkean
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This invaluable volume now includes the most recent efforts by artists—often in collaboration with architects and city planners—to transform ravaged landscapes and desolate cityscapes into pleasure-giving parks and artworks. The book begins with an enlightening introduction tracing the historical roots of art in the landscape: Stonehenge, Indian mounds, cliff dwellings, park design from 18th-century England to modern-day golf courses. The opening chapter deals with such innovative artists as Robert Smithson, Nancy Holt, Walter De Maria, and Christo, who in the 1960s began to free their art from the confines of tradition by constructing monumental sculptures in the environment. The following chapters discuss their predecessors, peers, and successors, including Constantin Brancusi, Herbert Bayer, Richard Long, James Turrell, and many others.