Place for archiving, researching and transmitting born in 1994 that explores Land Art both in historical, critical and prospective perspective. It is aimed at “an audience as wide as possible” (Gerry Schum)
Founded by Marc de Verneuil (architect, critic)

Lieu d'archivage, de recherche et de transmission né en 1994 qui explore le Land Art dans une perspective aussi bien historique, critique que prospective. Il s’adresse à «un public aussi large que possible» (Gerry Schum)
Fondé par Marc de Verneuil (architecte, critique)

« Le Land Art est une pure fiction ; voilà pourquoi nous l'observons »
Land Art is purely fictional; that is why we observe it” (OBSART)

lundi 30 septembre 2013

R.I.P. Gerry Schum | J. Charlier (30/09/1973)

"If I Had Known... I'd Stayed Home, Watching My T.V."
An homage to Gerry Schum by his friend Jacques Charlier
Photograph of the original drawing, 30/09/1973

dimanche 9 juin 2013

Spiral Jetty | OBSART - R.Piéchaud/R.Chipault

Robert Smithson, Great Salt lake Utah : Movie Treatment for Spiral Jetty,
Virginia Dwan Gallery, New York, 31 octobre – 25 novembre 1970
affiche, 96,5 x 55,8 cm.

Collection : Observatoire du Land Art
Shooting : Raphaël Chipault / Photo : Marc de Verneuil

lundi 27 mai 2013

Smithson/Matta-Clark, films | OBSART-Crédac

Asphalt Rundown (1969), photogramme tiré du film 'Rundown' (Jane Crawford et Robert Fiore, 1994). Succession de Robert Smithson, Courtesy James Cohan Gallery (New York / Shanghai) et Electronic Arts Intermix (New York). Asphalt Rundown (1969), film still from 'Rundown' (Jane Crawford & Robert Fiore, 1994). Estate of Robert Smithson, Courtesy James Cohan Gallery, New York / Shanghai and Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI), New York.

samedi 30 mars 2013

Double Negative / Anatopées (Arnaud Lesage)

Arnaud Lesage, Nevada, Turquie, Nevada, France, 2006-2011.
Série “Anatopées” (Featuring Double Negative by Michael Heizer)
Quadriptyque, 13 x 32,5 cm. Courtesy Arnaud Lesage

vendredi 1 mars 2013

Flash-Back | The Boulder (morning 1 - matin 1)

Megalith slated to become part of Michael Heizer’s Levitated Mass,
prepared for transport to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2012,
© 2012 Michael Heizer. Photo by Tom Vinetz (