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Walter De Maria. Early Life. Born in Albany, California on October 1, 1935 Studied history and art at University of California, Berkeley Originally trained as a painter but turned to sculpture and other media. Work.

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Walter de maria

Walter De Maria


Early life

Early Life

  • Born in Albany, California on October 1, 1935

  • Studied history and art at University of California, Berkeley

  • Originally trained as a painter but turned to sculpture and other media


Walter de maria

Work

  • Interest in task-oriented, gamelike projects that resulted in viewer-interactive sculptures

  • Developed after seeing the work of La Monte Young and Simone Forti

  • Boxes for Meaningless Work


New york

New York

  • Moved to new York in 1960

  • Early sculptures influenced by Dada and other art movements

  • Eventually worked with other materials like stainless steel and aluminum


Installations

Installations

  • Land art projects

    • The Lightning Field

  • Urban works

    • Vertical Earth Kilometer

    • The Broken Kilometer


Vertical earth kilometer

Vertical Earth Kilometer


The broken kilometer

The Broken Kilometer


New york earth room

New York Earth Room


Interesting facts

Interesting Facts

  • Musician drummer in Primitives

  • Artist and musician for The Druds


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  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walter_De_Maria


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