TITLE

WALTER DE MARIA--THE LIGHTNING FIELD

AUTHOR(S)
Dimitropoulos, Harris
PUB. DATE
July 1985
SOURCE
Art Papers;Jul/Aug85, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes some of the sculpture created by Walter de Maria in the U.S. Flatness, high lightning activity and isolation are some of the ideal qualities of "The Lighting Field" located in central New Mexico. A statue of philosopher John Cage with eight tall dowels in a cage-like arrangement was said to be created in homage to his influence on the sculptor. Also explained is a ninegram established by de Maria.
ACCESSION #
49139258

 

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