Michael Heizer, Double Negative, 1969  Mormon Mesa, Nevada  Double Negative is Michael Heizer's first prominent earthwork. Seen above from near the edge of the work, and below from space via satellite, Double Negative consists of two trenches cut into the eastern edge of the Mormon Mesa, northwest of Overton, Nevada in 1969-70.  The trenches line up across a large gap formed by the natural shape of the mesa edge.

Michael Heizer, Double Negative, 1969 Mormon Mesa, Nevada Double Negative is Michael Heizer's first prominent earthwork. Seen above from near the edge of the work, and below from space via satellite, Double Negative consists of two trenches cut into the eastern edge of the Mormon Mesa, northwest of Overton, Nevada in 1969-70. The trenches line up across a large gap formed by the natural shape of the mesa edge.

Nancy Holt, Sun Tunnels, 1973-1976  Lucin, Utah  Holes through the upper surface of the 9' x 18' concrete cylinders allow sunlight to project simulated constellations onto the interior walls

Nancy Holt, Sun Tunnels, 1973-1976 Lucin, Utah Holes through the upper surface of the 9' x 18' concrete cylinders allow sunlight to project simulated constellations onto the interior walls

cavetocanvas:  Nine Nevada Depressions: Isolated Mass, Circumflex 1, with Artist- Michael Heizer, 1968.

cavetocanvas: Nine Nevada Depressions: Isolated Mass, Circumflex 1, with Artist- Michael Heizer, 1968.

Test atomic bomb loading pit. Wendover, Utah.

Test atomic bomb loading pit. Wendover, Utah.

Walter de Maria, The Lightning Field, 1977  The Lightning Field (1977), by the American sculptor Walter De Maria, is a work of Land Art situated in a remote area of the high desert of western New Mexico. It is comprised of 400 polished stainless steel poles installed in a grid array measuring one mile by one kilometer.

Walter de Maria, The Lightning Field, 1977 The Lightning Field (1977), by the American sculptor Walter De Maria, is a work of Land Art situated in a remote area of the high desert of western New Mexico. It is comprised of 400 polished stainless steel poles installed in a grid array measuring one mile by one kilometer.

Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah.

Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah.

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