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The Earth Room – Manhattan (1977) *

Artist/Designer: Walter De Maria

Project Location: New York, United States

Figure 1: Earth Room (1977). Photograph, 2012. Source: Tumblr, Digital Image. ( Source | Accessed : September 30, 2013 | Photographer: Andy Nahman )
Figure 2: The New York Earth Room (1977). Source: ARTSTOR. Digital Image. ( Source | Photographer: Larry Qualls )
Figure 3: The New York Earth Room (1977). Source: ARTSTOR. Digital Image. ( Source | Photographer: University of California, San Diego )

Aesthetic Movements, Contemporary

Primary Material(s):
Plaster, Wood, Paint, Plants, Color


Related Website(s):

Significant Date(s):
20th Century, 21st Century

Additional Information:
Publications/Texts in Print:

Marzona, Daniel., and Grosenick, Uta. Minimal Art. Köln ; Los Angeles: Taschen, 2006.
Meg Cox Staff Reporter of The Wall Street Journal. "Mud in Your Eye: Some Behold Beauty In the 'Earth Room'." Wall Street Journal (1923 - Current File) (New York, N.Y.), 1990.
Stiles, Kristine., and Selz, Peter. Theories and Documents of Contemporary Art : A Sourcebook of Artists' Writings. California Studies in the History of Art ; 35. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996.
"Walter De Maria 1935-2013." Art Monthly, no. 369 (2013): 18.

Building Address: 141 Wooster St, New York, NY 10012

Significant Dates: Opened (1977)

Supporting Staff/ Designers: N/A.

Tags: Earth Works, Art Installation, Site Specific Installation, Sculptures, Land Art, Conceptual Art

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