Twentieth Century Astronomical Art

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Twentieth Century Astronomical Art Slide 22-02: Nancy Holt, Annual Ring, 1980-91 Lippard, Lucy. Overlay. NY: Pantheon, 1983. p. 107 Slide 22-03: Robert Morris, Observatory, 1970-77 Lippard, Lucy. Overlay. NY: Pantheon, 1983. p. 110 Some twentieth century art use alignments, like Nancy Holt's Annual Ring , with openings that frame the rising and setting sun on the equinoxes, and the north star.
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Another is Robert Morris', Observatory, nearly 300 ft in diameter, which has slits for
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Unformatted text preview: the solstices, equinoxes, and moonrise. Slide 22-04: Nancy Holt, Sun Tunnels, 1973-76 Lippard, Lucy. Overlay. NY: Pantheon, 1983. p. 107 Nancy Holt's Sun Tunnels are oriented to the solstices and the holes project certain constellations on the interior dark walls, and Calter's sculptures sometimes function as working sundials or sun calendars. Slide 22-05: Armillary VII Calter Photo Slide 22-06: Sun Disk, Moon Disk Calter Photo...
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