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New Mexico Description and travel. Rubrics: Navajo Indians. On this site it is impossible to download the book, read the book online or get the contents of a book. The administration of the site is not responsible for the content of the site. The data of catalog based on open source database. All rights are reserved by their owners. Download book The lightning field : travels in and around New Mexico, Robert Eaton.
Steven said: If you're interested in New Mexico, this is a must-read book . Robert Eaton lived in New Mexico for years while closely observing people and places. Jan 14, 2009 Patrick Gibson rated it it was ok. Shelves: road trip, new mexico.
The Lightning Field: Travels in and Around New Mexico by Eaton, Robert (1995) Paperback. The Lightning Field" is a series of portraits of people and out-of-the-way places in New Mexico and, occasionally, neighboring states. In the spirit of Ian Frazier’s "Great Plains" and Bruce Chatwin’s "In Patagonia," Robert Eaton illustrates the intimate connections between the land and the people who inhabit it. In recounting his travels, Eaton combines a fine eye for natural detail with a generous and compassionate spirit.
The Lightning Field (1977), by the American sculptor Walter De Maria, is a work of Land Art situated in a remote area of the high desert of western New Mexico. The poles - two inches in diameter and averaging 20 feet and 7½ inches in height - are spaced 220 feet apart and have solid pointed tips that define a horizontal plane. A sculpture to be walked in as well as viewed, The Lightning Field is intended to be experienced over an extended period of time. Images for educational use, may be requested by contacting rights and reproductions department at rightsrt.
book by Robert Eaton. The true excitement of New Mexico is not the cities and hotels, which can be found elsewhere, but the unique way in which humanity, now and throughout a colorful history, has lived in and died in and related to the strikingly beautiful geography of New Mexico. Drive past the new suburbs of Albuquerque and you are suddenly confronted by the overwhelming presence of nature. This is both wonderful and scary (to a city slicker). If God were anywhere, he'd be here, and you'd probably feel like striking up a conversation.
Walter De Maria's Lightning Field (1977) is one of the 20th century's most significant works of art. Situated in a remote area of desert in southwestern New Mexico. Baker's book is not worthwhile reading! The garrulous San Franciscan put together this preachy rant and utterly ignored the artwork. The Lightning Field: Travels in and Around New Mexico.
My pilgrimage to The Lightning Field was considerably more arduous and time consuming. The closest town is Quemado, about two and a half hours southwest of Albuquerque. The drive takes you through the high desert of New Mexico. This area is flat but beautiful. The summer morning was chilly and sunny and my friends and I met our guide at the Dia Foundation office, a nearly empty building in a very sleepy town. At midday, many of the poles seemed to disappear as the sun hit them from above and in the early afternoon the tips shone so brightly that they almost looked like burning candles. Around the clock, these man-made poles reminded us of nature’s ephemeral qualities and the poetry of consciously experiencing our surroundings. Of course, the title of this work teases you with the possibility of seeing lightning strike and dance atop the poles.
Discover The Lightning Field in Quemado, New Mexico: In the remote high desert of New Mexico, a strange array of poles beckon fury from above. Located on a flat plain in the high desert of New Mexico, at an elevation of 7,200 feet above sea level, the poles-two inches in diameter and around 20 feet high-are spaced 220 feet apart and have solid pointed tips that define a horizontal plane.
The Lightning Field, 1977. Photo: John Cliett, July 1979. Courtesy Dia Art Foundation, New York. And yet, Isolation is the essence of land art, concluded De Maria in his notes on The Lightning Field. And in a rare interview, included in Robert Hughes’s BBC series The Shock of the New, he said that part of the content of the work is the ratio of people to space. So if we think of four to six people in one day walking through the field they have a very private experience. Unfortunately, one can’t often get a private enough experience in the museum, though the museum has its function. The museum has its own architecture, its own traditions, which don’t fit here
My pilgrimage to The Lightning Field was considerably more arduous and time consuming.