Points of interest from Art in the land

Art in the Land – A critical anthology of environment art

Edited by Alan Sonfist

Joshua C. Taylor – p1 “[American] artists were late in discovering landscapes as a meaningful subject… because art was regarded as a projection of human understanding.”

   p2 – “through the persuasive power of their surroundings, it was averred, had an effect on man’s character and even on the way he thought.”

Thomas Cole

   p6 “to explore landscapes was to explore the inner life of man”

Carol Hall – p8 “paintings were minimal works that dealt with how simple geometric shapes affect the illusion of perspective”

Jan Dibbets
Jan Dibbets
Alan Sonfist
Alan Sonfist

Grace Glueck – p179 “The idea that technology is able to buy us out problems is an illusion.”



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Jessy Plant

A Brighton born artist, now studying a Fine Art Degree at Cardiff Met Uni.

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