Discussions On "Sound As Sculpture"

A significant selection of audio works by Nancy Holt are currently on view in the group exhibition Sound as Sculpture at The Warehouse Dallas

The Warehouse is hosting a series of discussions on the exhibition Sound As Sculpture, including one upcoming discussion on Nancy Holt's sound works with Lisa Le Feuvre and James Nisbet this Friday, March 18.

From The Warehouse:

This Spring, The Warehouse presents Discussions on Sound as Sculpture, a four-part series of virtual talks that explores the ways in which artists use of sound as a sculptural medium. Each session features a presentation by an artist, curator, or art historian who examines the artists and themes in the current exhibition, followed by a conversation moderated by exhibition curator Thomas Feulmer.

FRI, MAR 18, 12pm CST
Lisa Le Feuvre, Executive Director of Holt/Smithson Foundation, and James Nisbet, Chair and Associate Professor of Art History and Visual Studies at UC Irvine, discuss Nancy Holt’s groundbreaking work with sound. Sound as Sculpture features the most comprehensive presentation of Holt’s work with audio to date and includes a number of her Tours and Visual Sound Zones, as well as Points of View (1974) and U.S. 80 SOLO: Nebraska (recorded 1976, edited for radio 1979).

Register here.

Installation view of Nancy Holt's Tour of the John Weber Gallery in the exhibition Sound as Sculpture at The Warehouse Dallas.

Photograph: Kevin Todora

Archived News

2023 Annual Lecture: Rebecca Solnit at the New Mexico Museum of Art

Holt/Smithson Foundation announces the second in the ten-year series of Annual Lectures, an initiative that invites artists, writers, and thinkers to raise questions and present research extending the creative legacies of the artists Nancy Holt and Robert Smithson. Over the course of a decade, the Foundation will partner with a new institution each year to host lectures in ten distinct locations, each significant to Holt and Smithson.

Holt/Smithson Foundation is hiring!

Nancy Holt (1938-2014) and Robert Smithson (1938-73) transformed the world of art and ideas. Holt/Smithson Foundation develops their distinctive creative legacies. We are expanding our small team and seek an Administrator to join us in ensuring that our mission is fulfilled.

On Nancy Holt: Rita McBride and Aurora Tang in Conversation

To mark the closing of Nancy Holt: Locating Perception, Sprüth Magers is hosting a conversation between Rita McBride and Aurora Tang at the Los Angeles gallery. Holt's work remains crucial both to an understanding of land-based and conceptual practices of the late 1960s onward, as well as to contemporary approaches to the natural and built environments. McBride and Tang, who have long engaged with related questions in their projects and exhibitions, will discuss Holt's work and their varied practices. 

Research Fellowship Webinar with Margo Handwerker

Join us on Thursday December 15th for a webinar by 2022 Holt/Smithson Research Fellow, Margo Handwerker. Margo will share her research surrounding Robert Smithson's 1972 proposal for Lake Edge Crescents in Ohio.

Information and Registration:
Thursday, December 15th
10:30 AM Mountain Time
Margot will present for 30 - 45 minutes and a question and answer session will follow.
Register in advance for this webinar.