Land art of the American West—think Robert Smithson’s Spiral Jetty (1970), or Walter De Maria’s The Lightning Field (1977)—has played an outsized role in shaping modern myths of the region. Bigger Than This Room is an exhibition of art and ephemera that reframes the picture, embedding monuments within larger cultural vistas. Small objects referencing famous and lesser-known land artworks fill the gallery’s atrium space, including documentation, sketches, tributes and fragments. They serve as portals to the larger works—and simultaneously trouble their legacies.
Mira Burack, L. E. Brown, Yael Eban, Michael Heizer, Lucie Laflorentie, Diego Medina, Ruben Olguin, Edward Ranney, Elaine Ritchel, Charles Ross, Robert Smithson, Michelle Stuart, Gregory Waits & more. Special thanks to Mayeur Projects and Lucy Lippard.
Friday, April 29, 5-7pm: Reception with curator Marissa Fassano