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Badlands New Horizons in Landscape

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ISBN-10: 0262633663

ISBN-13: 9780262633666

Edition: 2008

Authors: Denise Markonish, Joseph Thompson

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The artist's relationship to landscape was once invoked by a canvas on an easel in a picturesque vista. No more. In the 1960s, the Earth Artists started focusing on natural systems and entropy; in the 1970s, photographers in the New Topographics movement turned their attention unsentimentally to the industrialized "t;man-altered"t; environment; in the 1980s, artists animated the natural landscape with art, movement, and performance; and in the 1990s, Eco-Artists collaborated with scientists to address sustainability, pollution, and politics. Badlands explores the latest manifestations of artists' fascination with the earth, gathering work by contemporary artists who approach landscape…    
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 7/11/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 232
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

Denise Markonish is a curator at MASS MoCA. Her curatorial projects at MASS MoCA include the 2008 exhibition Badlands, for which she edited the accompanying catalog Badlands: New Horizons in Landscape, published by the MIT Press.

Foreword
Introduction
Denise Markonish
The Historians
Ginger Strand
The Explorers
Tensie Whelan
The Activists & the Pragmatists
Gregory Yolk
The Aestheticists
Biographies
Checklist
Acknowledgments