13 April 2010

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Site Specific Artwork is:
-art created to exist in a certain place
-artist takes the location into account while planning and creatin
g the artwork
-the term was first used in the mid-1970s by young sculptors, such as Lloyd Hamrol and Athena Tacha
-Outdoor site specific artwork often includes landscaping co
mbined with permanently sited scultural elements
-the term is sometimes used for any work that is permanently attached to a particular location, including unique architecture

Christo and Jeanne-Claude:

"The Gates" Central Park, New York City

"The Pont Neuf Wrapped" Paris, 1975-1985

"Surrounded Islands" Miami, Florida 1980-1983


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