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Minimalism and Earthworks

An Introduction to MinimalismThe Case for MinimalismDonald Judd, UntitledRobert Morris, (Untitled) L-BeamsRobert Morris: Bodyspacemotionthings at Tate ModernThe Case for Land ArtWalter De Maria, The Lightning FieldRobert Smithson, Spiral JettySmithson's Spiral JettyDorothea Rockburne: Drawing Which Makes ItselfRichard Serra, Tilted ArcRichard Serra, "Intersection II" Richard Serra, "Torqued Ellipse IV" Richard Serra, "Band," 2006Maya Lin, Vietnam Veterans MemorialChristo and Jeanne-Claude, The GatesJames Turrell, Skyscape, The Way of Color

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Brought to you by Smarthistory. Minimalism isn’t simple, although Judd, Smithson, Christo and others did use simple forms to convey complex issues about the nature of art.