Nancy Holt (5. NANCY HOLT AVIGNON LOCATORS 1972-2012. Nancy Holt, Sun Tunnels : L’échelle cosmique De grandes buses de ciment (2,50m de diamètre, 6m de long) au milieu d’un désert plat, à peine marqué par de lointaines montagnes (Great Basin Desert, dans l’Utah) : la banalité apparente des « Tunnels du Soleil » cache un travail fécond sur le regard, le temps, l’espace, le cosmos. For five decades she asked difficult questions about how we understand our place in the world. Située dans l'Utah aux États-Unis, l'installation de Land Art de l'américaine Nancy Holt, Sun Tunnels, créée en 1976, est en cours de restauration grâce à la Dia Art Foundation. They are massive - nine feet high by 18 feet long. She also worked in film, video, and photography and created many works of public art. Nancy Holt's SUN TUNNELS (1973-1976) is considered her best work. Four concrete cylinders indistinguishable in color from the flat, open land that surrounds them sit on 40 acres the artist purchased in the middle of the Great Basin Desert. Corrections: A previous version of this article stated that Nancy Holt’s Sun Tunnels align to frame the sun on the horizon at the winter and summer equinoxes; the tunnels align at the winter and summer solstices. From 1973-1976, the American artist Nancy Holt (b. Nancy Holt's interest in astronomy became a key element in her art, which investigates the physical attributes of perception. x 86 ft. x 53 ft. (2.8 x 26.2 x 16.2 m); length on the diagonal: 86 ft. (26.2 m) It consists of four large concrete cylinders, arranged on the desert floor in a cross pattern, that align with the sunrise and sunset on the summer and winter solstices. The work is in the Great Basis desert, its closest encounter the ghost town Lucin, Utah. Nancy Holt, Sun Tunnels (1973-76) Great Basin Desert, Utah Concrete, steel, earth Overall dimensions: 9 ft. 2-1/2 in. Nancy Holt (5 de abril de 1938 - 8 de febrero de 2014) fue una artista estadounidense conocida, principalmente, por sus trabajos en escultura pública, instalación y Land Art. Her art continues to inspire and recalibrate the possibilities of what art can be, and where it can be found. 1938 d. 2014) produced a large-scale land art installation in Utah’s Great Basin Desert entitled Sun Tunnels.In 2018, the Dia Art Foundation acquired Sun Tunnels with support from the Holt-Smithson Foundation. Her first major work, Sun Tunnels, was constructed on a remote plot in the Great Basin Desert in northwest Utah. [6] Holt searched for and found a site which was remote and empty. April 1938 in Worchester, Massachusetts – 8. 1978, 26:31 min, color, sound, 16 mm film on HD video . Nancy Holt nació en Worcester, Massachusetts. The Legacy of Nancy Holt. Nancy Holt: Sightlines, Holt's first retrospective, opened at Columbia University and traveled to other cities in the U.S. and Europe from 2010-2012. The work is a product of Holt’s interest in the great variation of intensity of the sun in the desert compared to the sun in the city. Sun Tunnels est un produit de l'intérêt de Nancy Holt pour les variations d'intensité du Soleil dans le désert, comparées à celles du Soleil en ville [4]. Meaning: there are roads. Biografía. Artist Nancy Holt’s best-known work, “Sun Tunnels,” is outdoors, huge and open to the public — but only a relatively small number of people have seen it in person. Nancy Holt wurde 1938 als einziges Kind eines Ingenieurs und einer Hausfrau in Worchester geboren und wuchs in New Jersey auf. The influential land artist, who was born on this day, 5 April, in 1938, managed to work deep, celestial mechanics into this concrete tunnel work, situated in Utah’s Great Basin desert. For this I pilgrimaged? These contemplative, often elegiac monuments to time and to the land, emphasize close observation. She is best known for her earthwork titled Sun Tunnels (1973–76), located in the Sun Tunnels, 1978, 26 min 31 sec., 16mm transposé en HD numérique, couleur, son Courtesy The Holt/Smithson Foundation et Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI), New York. Nancy Holt was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, in 1938, and raised in New Jersey. Nancy Holt’s desert Sun Tunnels will be cleaned and repaired—but the bullet marks are staying The artist considered the streaks left by gunfire to be part of the Land Art work's evolution Nancy Holt was an artist who rethought the limits and possibilities of art. De 1973 à 1976, l’artiste américaine Nancy Holt (1938-2014) a créé une installation monumentale de land art dans le désert de l’Utah intitulée Sun Tunnels.En 2018, le Dia Art Foundation a acquis Sun Tunnels avec le soutien de la Fondation Holt-Smithson. Holts identified the site with a passage from T.S. Holt's most recognized artwork, Sun Tunnels (1973–1976), is a large-scale installation in Utah's Great Basin Desert, a four-hour drive from the UMFA. Sun Tunnels Sun Tunnels is located in the Great Basin Desert outside of the town of Lucin, Utah. Nancy Holt. Sun Tunnels (1976), Nancy Holt. Additionally, Alena J. Williams visited the Sun Tunnels with Holt in 2007, not 2014. New York – Dia Art Foundation announced today that Nancy Holt’s Sun Tunnels (1973–76)—a pioneering work of Land art located in the Great Basin Desert in northwestern Utah—has joined its collection of art. A lo largo de su carrera, Holt también produjo obras en otros medios, incluyendo cine y fotografía. Few contemporary works of art feel as ancient as Nancy Holt’s Sun Tunnels. She died at age 75 in 2014 from Leukemia. Además, escribió libros y artículos sobre arte. Nancy Holt wanted Sun Tunnels to be accessible. UK audiences had a chance to hear Holt herself talk about her work alongside a second show of her photographs and films at the Whitworth Art Gallery in Manchester in 2013, and Holt also spoke in detail to Simon Grant for Tate Etc. Sun Tunnels is located in the Great Basin Desert outside of the town of Lucin, Utah. Elle dévoile au lecteur les différentes étapes d’élaboration de son œuvre Sun Tunnels (1973-1976), sculpture emblématique du Land Art, réalisée près de Lucin dans le Great Salt Desert de l’Utah.