Nancy Holt’s desert Sun Tunnels will be cleaned and repaired—but the bullet marks are staying The artist considered the streaks left by gunfire to be part of the Land Art work's evolution Sun Tunnels, 1978, 26 min 31 sec., 16mm transposé en HD numérique, couleur, son Courtesy The Holt/Smithson Foundation et Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI), New York. For five decades she asked difficult questions about how we understand our place in the world. At first, the tunnels seem small, and maybe even a little puzzling. Nancy Holt was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, in 1938, and raised in New Jersey. De 1973 à 1976, l’artiste américaine Nancy Holt (1938-2014) a créé une installation monumentale de land art dans le désert de l’Utah intitulée Sun Tunnels.En 2018, le Dia Art Foundation a acquis Sun Tunnels avec le soutien de la Fondation Holt-Smithson. 1978, 26:31 min, color, sound, 16 mm film on HD video . An der Tufts University studierte sie Biologie und erlangte 1960 den Bachelor. Holt's most recognized artwork, Sun Tunnels (1973–1976), is a large-scale installation in Utah's Great Basin Desert, a four-hour drive from the UMFA. UK audiences had a chance to hear Holt herself talk about her work alongside a second show of her photographs and films at the Whitworth Art Gallery in Manchester in 2013, and Holt also spoke in detail to Simon Grant for Tate Etc. Holts identified the site with a passage from T.S. Además, escribió libros y artículos sobre arte. Nancy Holt. The artist was in her early 70s. Le projet vient à Holt en 1973, alors qu'elle effectue des repérages avec son mari Robert Smithson pour son œuvre Amarillo Ramp. The text has been updated to reflect these changes. Biografía. Avril 1977, l’artiste américaine Nancy Holt publie un article dans la revue Artforum. Four concrete cylinders indistinguishable in color from the flat, open land that surrounds them sit on 40 acres the artist purchased in the middle of the Great Basin Desert. Nancy Holt (5. ENTER | ENTREZ NANCY HOLT | Dia: UNIVERSITE D'AVIGNON Campus Hannah Arendt Site Sainte-Marthe Avignon, France CONTACT avignon.locators @ gmail.com Tel: +33 (0)4 90 16 25 00 FREE PARKING & SHUTTLE BUS … She also worked in film, video, and photography and created many works of public art. It consists of four large concrete cylinders, arranged on the desert floor in a cross pattern, that align with the sunrise and sunset on the summer and winter solstices. The four tunnels are concrete tubes laid out in an X shape, each drilled with holes to pattern the constellations of Draco, Perseus, Columbia, and Capricorn. Photo: Calvin Chu. New York – Dia Art Foundation announced today that Nancy Holt’s Sun Tunnels (1973–76)—a pioneering work of Land art located in the Great Basin Desert in northwestern Utah—has joined its collection of art. Sun Tunnels Sun Tunnels is located in the Great Basin Desert outside of the town of Lucin, Utah. Nancy Holt nació en Worcester, Massachusetts. Sun Tunnels documents the making of Holt's major site-specific sculptural work in the northwest Utah desert. April 1938 in Worchester, Massachusetts – 8. Nancy Holt's SUN TUNNELS (1973-1976) is considered her best work. Her first major work, Sun Tunnels, was constructed on a remote plot in the Great Basin Desert in northwest Utah. She is best known for her earthwork titled Sun Tunnels (1973–76), located in the A permanent site-specific artwork hosted by the University of Avignon Une "œuvre-lieu" permanente au cœur de l'Université d'Avignon. Elle dévoile au lecteur les différentes étapes d’élaboration de son œuvre Sun Tunnels (1973-1976), sculpture emblématique du Land Art, réalisée près de Lucin dans le Great Salt Desert de l’Utah.