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Michael Heizer

IMG MGMT: Land Art and the Nuclear Landscape

by Eric LoPresti on June 21, 2016
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Imagery of atomic test sites loomed large in public consciousness during the 1960s and 70s, when weekly atomic tests made front page news in the New York Times and in Life magazine. During the Cold War, the US detonated detonated over 80 devices between 10kt and 1200 kt each, for a total explosive yield of around ~50,000,000 tons: an overabundant earthmoving that happened to coincide precisely with the birth of Land Art.

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A Day for Detroit Round Up: Art F City Edition

by The AFC Staff on August 15, 2013
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Good God we were busy yesterday. We spent the day posting images from the Detroit Institute of Arts’ collection as part of “A Day for Detroit”, a co-ordinated blog effort designed to raise awareness about what could be lost were the collection to be sold. This effort was spearheaded by Modern Art Notes’ Tyler Green and was done in collaboration with approximately 20 other art blogs, who did the same on their sites, as well as some of Detroit’s professional art community. We asked artists, curators and dealers who either once lived in Detroit or live there now to name their favorite works from the DIA and to share their stories.

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Massive Links! False Identities | Hidden Paintings | Enormous Hunks of Rock and the Men that Move Them

by Reid Singer on September 23, 2011
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A completion date for the Sagrada Familia, restaurants in the Upper East Side that don’t suck, a moveable Michael Heizer sculpture, and other things you didn’t think you’d hear about when you got out of bed this morning.

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