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Author Smithson, Robert.

Title Robert Smithson, the collected writings / edited by Jack Flam
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [1996]
©1996

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Description xxviii, 389 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Series The documents of twentieth century art
Documents of 20th century art.
Contents Interviews Smithson's non-site sights / Anthony Robbin (1969) -- Earth / Thomas W. Leavitt (1969) -- Fragments of a conversation / William C. Lipke (1969) -- Fragments of an interview with Patsy Norvell (1969) -- Four conversations between Dennis Wheeler and Robert Smithson edited by / Eva Schmidt (1969-1970) -- Interview with Robert Smithson / Paul Toner (1970) -- Discussions with Heizer, Oppenheim, Smithson / Liza Bear / Willoughby Sharp (1970) -- The earth, subject to cataclysms, is a cruel master" / Gregoire Müller (1971) -- Conversation with Robert Smithson / Bruce Kurtz (1972) -- Interview with Robert Smithson for the archives of American art / Smithosonian Institute / Paul Cummings (1972) -- Conversation in Salt Lake City / Gianni Pettena (1972) -- Entropy made visible / Alison Sky (1973) -- Robert Smithson on Duchamp / Moira Roth (1973)
Unpublished writings : Poems (1959-1961) From the temptations -- From the walls of Dis -- From the city -- To the eye of blood -- The lamentations of the paroxysmal artist -- Prose The iconography of desolation (c. 1962) -- The eliminator (1964) -- The hum (c. 1965) -- A short description of two mirrored crystal structures (1965) -- Response to a questionnaire from Irving Sandler (1966) -- Colossal nullifications (part I) (c. 1966) -- Atlantic City (H-13) (1966) -- The shape of the future and memory (1966) -- Predictable model for unpredictable project (c. 1966) -- Proposal for the detection of approximate period quantity (c. 1966) -- An esthetics of disappointment (c. 1966) -- Sol Lewitt (1966-67) -- A refutation of historical humanism (1966-67) -- The pathetic fallacy in esthetics (1966-67) -- Abstract mannerism (1966-67) -- The artist as site-seer; or, a ditorphic essay (1966-67) -- What really spoils Michelangelo's sculpture (1966-67) -- From Ivan the Terrible to Roger Corman or paradoxes of conduct in mannerism as reflected in the cinema (1967) -- Proposal for earthworks and landmarks to be built on the fringes of the Fort Worth-Dallas Regional Air Terminal Site (1966-67) -- Untitled (air terminal, windows) (1967) -- See the monuments of Passaic New Jersey (1967) -- The monument : outline for a film (1967) -- Pointless vanishing points (1967) -- A small test for Jo Baer (1968) -- Outline for Yale Symposium : against absolute categories (1968) -- Sites and settings (1968) -- Untitled (site data) (1968) -- A provisional theory of non-sites (1968) -- Non-site number 2 (1968) -- Hidden trails in art (1969) -- Can man survive? (1969) -- Letter to Gyorgy Kepes (1969) -- Look (1970) -- Art and dialectics (1971) -- Art through the camera's eye (c. 1971) -- Untitled (1971) -- Letter to John Dixon (1972) -- Production for production's sake (1972) -- Untitled (1972) -- Proposal (1972)
Introduction : Reading Robert Smithson -- Published writing Quick Millions (1965) -- Donald Judd (1965) -- The Crystal Land (1966) -- Entropy and the New Monuments (1966) -- The X Factor in Art (1966) -- The Domain of the Great Bear (1966) -- Quasi-Infinities and the Waning of Space (1966) -- The Cryosphere (1966) -- Interpolation of the Enantiomorphic Chambers (1966) -- Some Void Thoughts on Museums (1967) -- What is a Museum? A Dialogue Between Allan Kaprow and Robert Smithson (1967) -- Towards the Development of an Air Terminal Site (1967) -- Language to be Looked at and/or Things to be Read (1967) -- Ultramoderne (1967) -- Letter to the Editor (1967) -- A Tour of the Monuments of Passaic, New Jersey (1967) -- Strata: A Geophotographic Fiction (1970) -- A Museum of Language in the Vicinity of Art (1968) -- A Thing is a Hole in a Thing It is Not (1968) -- The Establishment (1968) -- A Sedimentation of the Mind: Earth Projects (1968) -- Minus Twelve (1968) -- Aerial Art (1969) -- Incidents of mirror-travel in the Yucatan (1969) -- The artist and politics : a symposium (1970) -- Gyrostasis (1970) -- A cinematic atopia (1971) -- The spiral jetty (1972) -- Cultural confinement (1972) -- Frederick Law Olmsted and the dialectical landscape (1973)
Notes Rev. ed. of: The writings of Robert Smithson. New York : New York University Press, 1979
Bibliography "Bibliography of writings by Robert Smithson": pages 384-386
Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Flam, Jack D.
Smithson, Robert. Works. Selections -- 1979
Photography, Artistic.
Genre/Form Art.
Author Flam, Jack D.
Smithson, Robert. Selections. 1979
LC no. 95034773
ISBN 0520203852 (paperback: alk. paper)
Other Titles Works. 1996
Collected writings