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  • Art Appreciation/Education: Visit to NY I: Smithson and Turrell

    10/23/2005 4:41:37 PM PDT · by Republicanprofessor · 5 replies · 1,237+ views
    10/23/05 | Republicanprofessor
    Art Appreciation/Education: Visit to NY I: Robert Smithson and James Turrell: Monumental Works of Earth and Light I recently went to NYC for a conference and delivered a paper which mostly dealt with the works of James Turrell. While in NY, I was able to see many galleries and a few museums, most notably the Whitney, which had shows on the work of Oscar Bluemner and Robert Smithson. I just posted John Haberís review of the Bluemner show and am integrating ideas of Robert Smithson here. Robert Smithson was born in NJ in 1937 and was so fascinated with minerals...