A request has been filed to permit oil drilling in the Great Salt Lake four miles from the Robert Smithson’s earthwork, the Spiral Jetty. The proposed exploratory drilling, subsequent infrastructure, and staging area would all be be visible from the Jetty. The State has not yet made a […]
It is very similar to the Spiral Jetty (1970).Note: The information on Smithson is taken primarily from Eugenie Tsai, Cornelia Butler (Ed.), Robert Smithson, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 2004.6. In this sense, Matta-Clark is the antithesis of Pop Art, with the disappearance of the ambiguity of Pop Art regarding the predominant economic system.
three decades Robert Smithson's "Spiral Jetty" lay
Though people travel from around the globe to visit Robert Smithson’s monumental Spiral Jetty, located on the northeastern shore of Great Salt Lake, to this day some Utahns have no idea that one of the 20th century’s most iconic artworks exists in their own backyard. One who does […]