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Land arts of the American West

Author: Chris Taylor; Bill Gilbert
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Organized around places ranging from Native American sites such as Chaco Canyon, to man-made industrial structures such as Hoover Dam and Lake Mead, to monumental earthworks such as Robert Smithson's  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Taylor, Chris, 1965-
Land arts of the American West.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2009
(OCoLC)609100945
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Taylor; Bill Gilbert
ISBN: 9780292716728 0292716729
OCLC Number: 216941083
Description: 422 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 27 cm
Contents: Practicing land arts: Learning to learn : Muley Point : Moon House ; Lake Mead : Double negative --
Land mark making / William L. Fox --
San Rafael Swell --
Practicing land arts: field trials : Bosque del Apache ; El Vado Lake --
A Native American sense of place: tending the roots of culture; An interview with Mary Lewis Garcia --
Spiral Jetty --
The problem of return / Ann Reynolds --
Practicing land arts: on site, part one : Chaco Canyon --
Chaco Canyon and the interactions of nature, culture, art, and history / J.J. Brody --
Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness ; Sunset Crater :Roden Crater project ; Wupatki ; CLUI-Wendover : Sun tunnels ; Bingham Canyon Mine --
Out there with the Center for Land Use Interpretation: an interview with Matthew Coolidge --
Deming ; Tipover Canyon ; Wild Rivers Recreation Area --
Practicing land arts: on site, part two : Turkey Springs : Apache Creek ; Marfa ; Boquillas Canyon ; Juan Mata Ortiz : Paquimé --
Pots, cows, and trains: a conversation at the crossing; An interview with Héctor Gallegos and Graciela Martínez de Gallegos --
Ollas, vacas, y ferocarriles: una conversación en el vado; Una entrevista con Héctor Gallegos y Graciela Martínez de Gallegos --
Cebolla Canyon : Very large array ; The Lightning Field --
Practicing land arts: parallel practices : Anaya Spring --
Peripheral vision / Lucy R. Lippard --
Otero Mesa ; Blue Notch --
Practicing land arts: future directions : Land Arts of the American West: program history ; Land Arts of the American West: bibliography.
Responsibility: Chris Taylor and Bill Gilbert.
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