Guggenheim Museum acquires Smithson sculpture

The Holt-Smithson Foundation is pleased to announce Robert Smithson’s sculpture ‘Four-Sided Vortex’ (1965) has been acquired by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. The artwork has been purchased through prior gift of Daimler-Benz in honor of Thomas M. Messer, 2016. ‘Four-Sided Vortex’ joins the works ‘Yucatan Mirror Displacements (1-9)’ (1969) and ‘Hotel Palenque’ (1969-72) Read more….

Nancy Holt at UB Art Galleries

Nancy Holt’s work ‘Trail Markers’ (1969) from the Holt Smithson Foundation is currently on show in the group exhibition Wanderlust: Actions, Traces, Journeys 1967-2017 at the University at Buffalo Art Galleries, New York. Curated by Rachel Adams, UB Art Galleries Senior Curator, the exhibition continues to December 31 2017 and tours to Anna K. Meredith Read more….

Nancy Holt at Art Basel Miami Beach

Eighteen examples of Nancy Holt’s photographic series ‘Light and Shadow Photo Drawings’ (1978) are on show at Art Basel Miami Beach, at Parra & Romero Gallery (Booth H3 in the Galleries Sector), from December 7 – December 10, 2017. Nancy Holt’s investigation of investigation of optical phenomena in the 1970s led to a series of Read more….

Works on paper by Robert Smithson on display

Currently works on paper by Robert Smithson from the Holt-Smithson Foundation are on display in group exhibitions at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Block Museum at Northwestern University. The drawings ‘Lunar Parallel’ (1962) (seen above) and ‘Untitled (Ascribed to Arisleus)’ (1962) are on show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Delirious: Art Read more….

Appointment of the first Executive Director

The newly formed Holt-Smithson Foundation is very pleased to announce the appointment of Lisa Le Feuvre as its first Executive Director. “It is a great honor to join the Nancy Holt and Robert Smithson Foundation as the inaugural Executive Director,” Ms. Le Feuvre stated, “Our ambitions are to develop the legacy and values of Holt Read more….

Atlas Obscura on Nancy Holt

Article by Michael Inscoe on Nancy Holt in Atlas Obscura, September, 2017: ‘The Importance of Nancy Holt, the Woman Who Revolutionized Land Art’