19 February 2014

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Environmental Artist Nancy Holt Dies In New York Age 75

The American Environmental Artist Nancy Holt  best-known for her installations including Sun Tunnels,” has died age 75. Holt was born in Worcester, Massachusetts in 1938. As an only child, she spent a great deal of time in New Jersey, where her father worked as a chemical engineer and her mother  a homemaker. She studied biology […]

19 June 2012

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Nancy Holt Mechanisms of Perception Haunch of Venison

Review – Holt’s work ‘places emphasis on the mechanisms of perception, on ideas about place and time and consciousness, and in particular a profound sense of cosmic relativity.’ Whether or not she is a “photographer” or not, we are not sure, because she uses the camera to essentially have Land Art both ways: biodegradable, temporary, […]