Third Essay Example With Research + Corrections – Modernism

Benjamin Mensah

The third example that I chose for my essay was a land art piece. The reason as to why i chose this piece is because I felt that exploring Land Art may be a better and more viable option to showcase a broader range of modernism.


Excerpt from essay:  

The third modern piece of artwork that I have chosen derives from the artist Robert Smithson. The artwork in question is Spiral Jetty. The artist Robertson Smith produced the earth sculpture Spiral Jetty, in April 1970. Built in Utah, its spans 460m long and 4.6m wide. (‘Spiral Jetty’, 2014) 

Spiral Jetty is Robertson Smith’s most famous piece of work. He purposely produced a large piece of work that was practically inaccessible to spectators. This is sated to be a creative decision by Robertson Smith. This can be evidenced from this piece of text; “In any case its location was never…

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