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Probing the Earth: Contemporary Land Projects

Beardsley, John

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ISBN 10: 0874742323 / ISBN 13: 9780874742329
Published by Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D. C., 1977
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 111 pp, foreword by Abram Lerner, acknowledgments, lenders to the exhibition, Introduction by John Beardsley; Catalogue of the Exhibition with mostly b&w Illustrations: Harvey Fite, Richard Fleishner, Michael Heizer, Nancy Holt, Richard Long, Robert Morris, James Pierce, Charles Ross, Charles Simonds, and Robert Smithson; selected bibliography, appendix: visiting the land projects, photo credits. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution. Introduction and Text by John Beardsley. Published by Smithsonian Institution Press. First Edition, 1977. "In various ways, these conceptual artists have altered the landscape, attempting to establish a reciprocal relationship between site and work. The commonly used term 'earthworks' properly describes only those projects made of earth; land projects include all works inextricably bound to their sitess - - affected by changing conditions of light, weather, and the seasons -- and frequently constructed of such man-made materials as concrete and steel." from the jacket flap. Price clipped. Inked name half-title. 3/4" closed tear to top edge front panel dj. faintly rubbed cloth head and tail spine, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Brown cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine, and reddish-orange decorative endpapers. Size: 4to. Bookseller Inventory # 002936

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Title: Probing the Earth: Contemporary Land ...

Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D. C.

Publication Date: 1977

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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