One is liable to see things in maps that are not there. Robert Smithson, “The Spiral Jetty” Introduction American artist Robert Smithson (1938-73) chose Rozel Point on the north shore of Great Salt Lake, Utah, to situate his first large-scale earthwork, Spiral Jetty. Created in April 1970, the work […]
by Hikmet Sidney Loe On February 8th, 2014, American artist Nancy Holt passed away in New York City at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Born in New Jersey in 1938, she lived a life firmly committed to her art, giving us new ways of perceiving space, time, […]
With our best Happy Solstice wishes go out to all of the artists and art lovers who make Utah a great place for art, including Nancy Holt, creator of Sun Tunnels. This shot is courtesy of Hikmet Loe, from the Winter Solstice in 2002. Follow the link below […]
Laura Hurtado explores the idea and reality of Land Art in Los Angeles, Lucin and Wendover.
On Saturday evening, about seventy-five people descended on the Sun Tunnels in Utah’s west desert to watch the sunset with the artist Nancy Holt, who is in town for the opening of her exhibit Sightlines, at the UMFA (read about it in the October edition of 15 Bytes). […]
Hikmet Sidney Loe considers seminal artist Nancy Holt in anticipation of a major new exhibit of her works at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts.
In the ghost town of Lucin, Utah, about nine miles east of the Nevada border, the sun rose at 7:56 a.m. and set at 5:11 p.m. on December 21st. This date marked this year’s winter solstice, the shortest day of the year. For just over nine hours this […]