Photographs of earthworks / Gianfranco Gorgoni. [197-]
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Walter De Maria (1935) is a sculptor from New York, N.Y. Worked as an Abstract Expressionist painter early in his career before turning to sculpture. Influenced by San Francisco jazz scene of 1950s. From the description of Oral history interview with Walter De Maria, 1972 Oct. 4 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83637039 ...
Gianfranco Gorgoni (b. 1941) started his career as a photojournalist in Italy before moving to New York in 1968, where he began to document avant-garde art. He was one of the first photographers to focus on land art. From the description of Photographs of earthworks / Gianfranco Gorgoni. [197-] (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 664384554 ...
Robert Smithson (1938-1973) was the pioneer of land and earthworks art. He was also a noted sculptor, painter, writer, and lecturer working primarily in New York City. Smithson's wife, Nancy Holt (1938-) was a noted sculptor and filmmaker and also worked as an earthworks artist. Born in Passaic, New Jersey, Smithson expressed an early interest in art, enrolling in classes at the Brooklyn Museum School and the Art Student's League in New York while still attending high sc...