ARTS 1301 (Ch. 10 Quiz)

ARTS 1301 (Ch. 10 Quiz) - Chapter 10 Quiz 1. The term...

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Chapter 10 Quiz 1. The term site-specific came into use in the 1960's and 1970's as a blanket category for art that was created for or in a specific location. 2. Site-specific works are distinguished from other artworks in that they are produced in or for one location. 3. Land art a site-specific work that is created or marked by an artist within natural surroundings. 4. Earthwork A work of art in which large amounts of earth or land are shaped into a sculpture. 5. Robert’s Smithson’s Spiral Jetty is an example of land art, which was created by large amounts of earth that have been shaped into a spiral. More specifically it is an example of an earthwork. 6. Walter de Maria’s, The Lightning Field is considered a spectacular example of land art it combined nature and man-made materials. The field is constructed of 400 stainless steel poles (lighting rods) anchored in a 1-by-.62-mile plot of earth.
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This note was uploaded on 10/01/2011 for the course ARTS 1301 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Blinn College.

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ARTS 1301 (Ch. 10 Quiz) - Chapter 10 Quiz 1. The term...

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