—>artblog contributor Emmy Thelander visited two of Robert Smithson’s land art projects this summer. Here’s her report on Amarillo Ramp and Spiral Jetty. –>the artblog editors——————————> Outside Amarillo, Texas, in a dusty basin which used to be the site of an artificial lake, there is a slight depression in the dirt where a small plane carrying Robert Smithson and his photographer crashed in 1973, killing all three passengers, including the pilot. They were surveying the area for Amarillo Ramp, a land art project that Smithson was commissioned to make for the property of Stanley Marsh 3. Since the ramp is on private ... More » »
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