Robert smithson, the legendary land artist who created spiral jetty in utah, was captivated by the industrial landscape of his native state of new jerseyhe pays homage to this in his photo-essay monuments of passaic new jersey. Inspiration for the passaic tourist route is a 1967 essay by the artist robert smithson entitled a tour of the monuments of passaic, new jersey in this essay, smithson went to the port authority. In his diaristic essay a tour of the monuments of passaic, new jersey, robert smithson described his first impressions of the suburban landscape, after an excursion in 1967: noon-day sunshine cinema-ized the site, turning [it] into an over-exposed picture. Robert smithson 'the fountain monument - bird's eye view' from 'monuments of passaic, new jersey' (1967) in the latest edition of frieze video, ellen mara de wachter follows robert smithson's journey from new york to passaic in her contemporary travelogue suburban odyssey: revisiting smithson's passaic. Robert smithson a tour of the monuments of passaic nj1 robert smithson a tour of the monuments of passaic nj1 published on jul 20, 2014.
Robert smithson - monuments of the passaic robert smithson, non-site, franklin, new jersey, 1968 the observatory is a land-art piece by robert morris located. Mirror-travels encompasses the full span of smithson's career, offering a close analysis of the artist's working model of history and featuring comprehensive case studies of three of his most influential works: the monuments of passaic, incidents of mirror-travel in the yucatan, and the spiral jetty. Photo from 'monuments of passaic' (1967/printed 2013), taken by smithson in downtown passaic (courtesy the estate of robert smithson and james cohan gallery) in downtown passaic, the streets. On robert smithson's a tour of the monuments of passaic, new jersey abstract : my talk will deal with negative sightseeing in the 1960s, especially in new york and new jersey, via an investigation of robert smithson's exploration of suburbia in his essay a tour of the monuments of passaic, new jersey (1967.
Robert smithson monuments of passaic new jersey 1967 six photos monuments of passaic missouri colby jenningscolby jennings a tour of the monuments passaic new jersey. Robert smithson, an artist and a writer of a tour of the monuments of passaic, new jersey (1967), observes geologic change and acknowledges nothing is permanent or everlasting. Monuments of passaic missouri r smithson a tour of the monuments passaic new jersey 1967 if the future is out of date and old fashioned then i had been in on a planet. The american sublime robert smithson's epic earthwork, or like smithson's marvelous a tour of the monuments of passaic, new jersey, which appeared in artforum the following year in.
A tour of the monuments of passaic, new jersey view title the sand-box monument (the desert) site: estate of robert smithson (new york, new york, usa). Robert smithson: the collected writings edited by jack flam university of california press berkeley a tour of the monuments of passaic, new jersey (1967. The monuments of passaic robert smithson he laughed softly i know there's no way out not through the barrier maybe that isn't what i want. Robert smithson: a tour of the monuments of passaic, new jersey in un testo pubblicato nel 1967 sulle pagine di «artforum», l'artista statunitense robert smithson.
Robert smithson monuments of passaic new jersey smithson, a tour of the monuments of passaic, new jersey asempty shed until it collapsed smithson also documented entropy in existing architecture in works such as a tour of the monuments of smithson monuments of the passaic passaic, nj, 1967 for most of my life i have been aware of, and perhaps existed. The monument was a bridge over the passaic river that connected bergen county with passaic county photographing it with our iphones 4s, 5s, 6s and 7s was like taking stock pictures off the internet the concrete road that passed over the water was in part paved asphalt flanked by concrete sidewalks, held up by a heavy set of beams. Robert smithson's spiral jetty is the poster child for the antiformalist earth art movement of the 1960s and 1970s a coil of earth, salt, and stone that smithson built into great salt lake, utah, the piece is a tribute to the movement's scale and engineering as well as to its visionary union of art and nature.
This past week, i lectured about the work of robert smithson to one of my classes smithson, known best for spiral jetty, wrote an essay in 1967 called a tour of the monuments of passaic, nj, in which he describes taking a bus out of nyc and into nj, to photograph bits and pieces of what. Robert smithson: a tour of the monuments of passaic, new jersey robert smithson: a tour of the monuments of passaic, new jersey in un testo pubblicato nel 1967 sulle pagine di «artforum», l'artista statunitense robert smithson intreccia racconto letterario e reportage di viaggio per illustrare i monumenti di una nuova civiltà: ponti, tubi di scarico, parcheggi e conglomerati urbani. Download citation on researchgate | robert smithson's toxic tour of passaic, new jersey | no land artist of the 1960s was more influential at the time than robert smithson if anything, earthworks. R smithson, a tour of the monuments of passaic, new jersey, 1967 if the future is out of date and old fashioned, then i had been in the future i had been on a planet that had a map of passaic drawn over it, and a rather imperfect map at that.
Robert smithson, the legendary land works artist who created spiral jetty in utah, was captivated by the industrial landscape of his native state of new jersey he pays homage to this in monuments of passaic new jersey. A tour of the monuments of passaic, new jersey robert smithson today our unsophisticated cameras record in their own way our hastily assembled and painted world. This series, including the accompanying videos, was inspired by the photo essay a tour of the monuments of passaic by robert smithson in that essay, smithson tours passaic, new jersey and chronicles the post-industrial landscape. In 1967, robert smithson took a bus from new york city to passaic, new jersey, to investigate the definition of the word monument instead of any grand structures meant to mark history and stand the test of time, smithson found significance in the mundane: a bridge, a parking lot, a sandbox.
On my second day, walking around town, i was struck by a number of particularly smithsonian images which reminded me of the artist's famous essay, a tour of the monuments of passaic, new jersey. Un texte écrit en 1967 par l'artiste robert smithson (1938 - 1973) ce texte beau et passionnant, relatant une brève exploration par smithson de la ville de passaic (new jersey, agglomération new-yorkaise), n'avait pas à ma connaissance de traduction en français.