Wednesday Writings: Chapter Two

This June we are delighted to share Chapter Two of Wednesday Writings, one of Holt/Smithson Foundation's digital programs. 

During Chapter Two we will focus on writings by Robert Smithson. Every Wednesday in June we will be publishing a text by Smithson to his collection of writings on our website.

Smithson's writings provide an unparalleled vantage into the concepts, influences, and ways of thinking that guided his work. Smithson wrote extensively and published his writings in exhibition catalogs and publications such as Artforum, Harper's Bazaar, Studio International, Arts Magazine, and Avalanche.

⁠Wednesday Writings Chapter Two Schedule

Week One

Robert Smithson, A Tour of the Monuments of Passaic, New Jersey (1967)

Week Two

Robert Smithson, A Provisional Theory of Nonsites (1968)

Week Three

Robert Smithson, Interpolation of the Enantiomorphic Chambers (1966)

Week Four

Robert Smithson, The Spiral Jetty  (1972)

Keep up to date with additional content for the program on our Instagram and Twitter.

Chapter One of Wednesday Writings can be found here.

Image: Photo booth snapshots of Robert Smithson, 1968

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