November 2023 Press Round-up

What to See in N.Y.C. Galleries in November

by Will Heinrich, John Vincler, Travis Deihl, Blake Gopnik, Jillian Steinhauer, Max Lakin, Dawn Chan and Roberta Smith

The New York Times, November 1, 2023

“Want to see new art in New York this weekend? Check out Anish Kapoor’s Vantablack paintings in Chelsea and a one-of-a-kind white cube by Ser Serpas in Chinatown. And don’t miss Nancy Holt’s video work in the Financial District.”

This Week in Culture: November 6 - 12

Cultured Magazine, November 6, 2023

“Late American artist Nancy Holt is most well-known for her large-scale land art and environmental works, but she also worked in other mediums such as installation art, photography, and video. This month, selected pieces will be on display at Dunkunsthalle, a project space within a discontinued Dunkin Donuts in the Financial District, founded by New York-based artist Rachel Rossin.”

A Landmark Exhibition about Land Art: “Groundswell” at the Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas

by Leslie Thompson

Glasstire, November 7, 2023

“A new exhibition at the Nasher Sculpture Center, Groundswell: Women of Land Art, expands the art historical lens and reframes our understanding of this movement. ”

The Unsung Women of American Land Art

by Lauren Moya Ford

Hyperallergic, November 14, 2023

“The mainstream history of land art in the United States has long been defined by male protagonists … But Groundswell: Women of Land Art, a new exhibition at the Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas, rewrites that history, revealing a much richer account of who makes land art and what it can be.”

Accessing an Arts-Rich Community

SFPS Fine Arts Department builds partnerships to engage students in art

By Mo Charnot

Santa Fe Reporter, November 15, 2023

“Gonzales Community School’s seventh-graders are gathered in front of artist Nancy Holt’s Light and Shadow Photo Drawings at the Vladem Contemporary Museum of Art, describing what about the photo series stands out to them.”

Nancy Holt's Sun Tunnels (1978) on view at Dunkunsthalle, New York, 2023

Archived News

Chapter Six of Tuesday Texts

We are happy to announce that throughout January we will be publishing a sixth chapter of our Tuesday Text Series as part of our ongoing Scholarly Text Program, which invites thinkers to focus on a single artwork by Holt and/or Smithson. This chapter of Tuesday Texts will focus on artworks by Robert Smithson.

Every Tuesday we will publish a text to our website that includes images selected by the author, a short bibliography, citation reference, and endnotes pointing to the author’s references.

2023 Research Fellowship Presentations

Please join us as our 2023 Holt/Smithson Foundation Research Fellows share their research projects, findings, and ideas in progress. Each Fellow will present an online webinar for 30 minutes with a question and answer session to follow. Webinars are free and open to all. Please register in advance through the links below.

You can find more about each fellow's project and past fellows on our Research Fellowship page.