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Destination art

Author: Amy Dempsey
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, [2006] ©2006
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This illustrated book is a critical guide to the two hundred most important modern and contemporary art sites around the world. Designed for the international art tourist as a key critical reference in an era where more and more art is found outside galleries or museums, Destination Art not only is packed with practical information for the traveler but also provides a highly accessible chronological survey of the  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dempsey, Amy, 1963-
Destination art.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)607795382
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Dempsey
ISBN: 0520250257 9780520250253 9780520267893 0520267893 3791337092 9783791337098
OCLC Number: 72799907
Description: 272 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Monuments for the modern age. Le Palais Idéal ; Memorial to heroic sacrifice ; Park Güell ; Watts Towers ; Rietveld Schröderhuis ; Mount Rushmore ; Brancusi ensemble ; Kröller-Müller Museum ; Opus 40 --
Personal visions & the rise of land art. Chapelle du Rosaire ; The Rock Garden, Chandigarh, India ; Storm King Art Center, Las Pozas ; Biennale of Spatial Forms ; Little Sparta ; Le Cyclop ; Double Negative --
Monumental art & the environment. Spiral Jetty ; Star Axis ; Broken Circle / Spiral Hill ; Sun Tunnels ; Batcolumn ; The Lightning Field ; Henry Moore Foundation ; Flevoland ; The New York Earth Room and the Broken Kilometer ; Giardino dei Tarocchi ; The Chinati Foundation --
Destination art comes of age. Stiftung Insel Hombroich: art parallel to nature ; Goldwell Open Air Museum ; Europos Parkas ; The Strata Project ; Park in the Water ; Tranekær International Centre for Art and Nature (TICKON) ; Szoborpark ; Cass Sculpture Foundation ; Art & architecture at Kielder ; Celestial Vault / Panorama in the Dunes ; Museo Guggenheim Bilbao ; Il Giardino di Daniel Spoerri ; Untitled, Milan, Italy --
Into the future. Larouche ; Montenmedio Arte Contemporaneo ; The Grotto ; Stepinac and Nyerere ; Inside Australia ; Dia:Beacon ; Himmelhøf ; Chichu Art Museum ; Målselv Varde.
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