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Robert Smithson

Biography

Smithson is most well-known for his provocative earthwork, Spiral Jetty, made in 1970. He gained international recognition for his groundbreaking art which was not limited by genre or materials as well as for his critical writings that challenged traditional categories of art between the years of 1964-1973. His art and writings have had a profound impact on sculpture and art theory for over thirty years. Smithson's work continues to be exhibited in museums both nationally and internationally. He is featured prominently in major museum collections such as The Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo

http://www.robertsmithson.com/introduction/introduction.htm

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Entropic Pole

Entropic Pole
Robert Smithson

Additional Information

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http://www.robertsmithson.com/

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