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Robbins, Anthony, "Smithson's Non-sites Sites", ArtNews, February 1969, p.50
Leavitt, Thomas, "Earth", symposium at A.D. White Museum, Cornell University, 1969
Lipke, William C. "Fragments of a Conversation With Patsy Norvell", edited, 1969
Wheeler, Dennis, "Four Conversations between Dennis Wheeler and Robert Smithson",
edited Eva Schmidt, 1969-70
Toner, Paul, "Interview with Robert Smithson", 1970
Bear, Liza and Sharp, Willoughby, "Discussion with Heizer, Oppenheim, Smithson",
Avalanche, Fall 1969
Muller, Gregoire, "The Earth, Subject to Cataclysms," Arts Magazine, November 1971
Kurtz, Bruce, "Conversation with Robert Smithson", Domus, November 1972, p. 53
Cummings, Paul, "Interview with Robert Smithson for the Archives of American Art,
Smithsonian Institution", 1972
Pettena, Gianni, "Conversation in Salt Lake City", Domus,November 1972
Sky, Alison, "Entropy Made Visible", On Site #4, 1973, p. 47
Roth, Moira, "Robert Smithson on Duchamp", Artforum, October 1973, p. 47
"Spiral Jetty", movie treatment photo from John Weber Gallery, New York
"Absurd View", 1970, drawing
"Robert Smithson's Amarillo Ramp", Avalanche #8, Fall 1973
"The Spiral Jetty", Big Deal 3, New York City, p.3
Boettger, Suzaan, "Robert Smithson", interview by Willoughby Sharp (1969), Art in
America, New York, December 1998, 75-81
Lippard, Lucy. R, "Out of the Past: Lucy Lippard Talks about Eva Hesse with Nancy
Holt and Robert Smithson," Art Forum, 2008 (reprinted)


Bochner, Mel, “Primary Structures”, Arts, June 1966

Bochner, Mel, “Art in Process – Structures”, Arts, July 1966

“Minus Plato”, Art & Artists, September 1966, p.10

Ashtone, Dore, “Art”, Arts & Architecture, December 1966

Burton, Scott, “Reviews & Previews”, Art News, January 1967, p.19

Michelson, Annette, “10 x 10: Concrete Reasonableness”, Artforum, February 1967, p.30

Pincus-Witten, Robert, “New York”, Artforum, February 1967

Mellow, James R., “New York”, Art International, February 20, 1967

“Austellungen in New York”, Das Kunstwerk, February/March 1967, p.25

Greenberg, Clement, “Recentness of Sculpture”, Art International, April 20, 1967

Lippard, Lucy and John Chandler, “Visible Art and the Invisible Work”, Art International, May 1967

Baro, Gene, “American Sculpture: A New Scene”, Studio International, January 1968, p.9

Lippard, Lucy and John Chandler, “The Dematerialization of Art”, Art International, February 1968, p 31

“Reviews and Previews”, Art News, March 1968, p.24

“Austellungen in New York”, Das Kunstwerk, April/May 1968, p.23

“New York Review”, Artforum, May 1968, p 62

Blok, C., “Minimal Art at the Hague”, Art International, May 1968, p. 66

Pierce, James Smith, “Design and Expression in Minimal Art”, Art International, May 1968, p.66

“Images”, Arts Magazine, June/Summer 1968, p.21

Glueck, Grace, “Multiplicity is Key Word in City’s Art Galleries this Fall”, New York Times, July 30, 1968, p.32

Gilrardi, Piero, “Primary Energy and the ‘Micromotive Artists’”, Arts Magazine, September/October 1968, p. 48

Ratcliff, Carter, Art in America 56, no. 5, September/October 1968, p.110

Glueck, Grace, “Moving Mother Earth”, New York Times, Art Notes, October 6, 1968

Perreault, John, “Long Live Earth”, The Village Voice, October 17, 1968

Hutchinson, Peter, “Science Fiction: An Aesthetic for Science”, Art International, October 20, 1968, p.32

Junker, Howard, “The New Sculpture: Getting Down to the Nitty Gritty”, Saturday Evening Post, November 2, 1968, p.42

Hutchinson, Peter, “Earth in Upheaval: Earthworks and Landscapes”, Arts, November 1968, p.19

Tillim, Sydney, “Earthworks and the New Picturesque”, Artforum, December 1968, p.42

Selvig, Forrest Hall, “Whitney Annual: Sculpture 1968”, Arts Magazine, December/January 1968, p.25

Mussman, Toby, “Literalness and the Infinite”, Minimal Art: A Critical Anthology, ed. Gregory Battcock, New York, 1968, p.42

Celant, Germano, Arte Povera, New York, 1969, p.139-145

Rose, Barbara, “Problems of Criticism V: The Politics of Art Part II”, Artforum, January 1969

Kramer, Hilton, “The Emperor’s New Bikini”, Art in America, January/February 1969, p.49

Robbin, Anthony, “Smithson’s Non-site Sites”, Art News, February 1969, p.50

Perreault, John, “Art Down to Earth”, The Village Voice, February 13, 1969, p.18

Manhattan East, February 21,1969

Trimi, Tomasso, “Imagination Takes Command”, Domus, February 1969, p.43

Perreault, John, “Non-Sites in the News”, New York, February 24, 1969, p.44

Rigg, Margaret, “The Art of Protest”, Civil Liberties, February 1969, p.16

Perreault, John, “Art off the Wall”, The Village Voice, March 13, 1969, p.13

Kozloff, Max, “Art”, The Nation, March 17, 1969, p.347

Pincus-Witten, Robert, “New York”, Artforum, April 1969, p.69

Burton, Scott, “New York: Robert Smithson’s Non-Sites”, Artscene, April 1969, p.22

Bourdon, David, “What on Earth!”, Life Magazine, April 25, 1969

Schjeldahl, Peter, “New York Letter”, Art International, April 20, 1969, p.62

Reise, Barbara, “Untitled 1969: A Footnote on Art and Minimal Stylehood”, Studio International, April 1969, p.166

Kudielka, Robert, “The Art of the Real”, Das Kunstwerk, April/May 1969, p.51

Weinhardt, Carl J., “Painting and Sculpture Today: 1969”, Bulletin/Indianapolis Museum of Art, May 1969, p.210

Blok, C., “Letter from Holland”, Art International, May 20, 1969, p.51

Shirey, David, “Impossible Art – What it is Earthworks”, Art in America, May/June 1969, p.33

Meyer, Ursula, “De-objectification of the Object”, Arts Magazine, Vol. 443, no. 8, 1969, p.21

Celant, Germano, “Nature Has A Risen”, Casabella, August/September 1969, p. 104

Plagens, Peter, “The Possibilities of Drawing”, Artforum, October, 1969, p.54

Alloway, Lawrence, “The Expanding and Disappearing Work of Art”, Auction, October 1969, p.36

Lowndes, Joan, “Art”, The Province, Canada, December 1969

Bonito Oliva, Achille, “Tempo Concreto”, Domus, December 1969

Rosenberg, Harold, “The Art World”, New Yorker, January 1970, p.6

Staber, Margit, “Prospecta-Kunstmarkt 1969”, Art International, January 1970, p.69

von Bonin, Wibke, “Germany: The American Presence”, Arts Magazine, March 1970, p.52

“La Scultura Americana”, L’Arte Moderna, No. 115, Vol. XIII

World Progress, Summer 1970

Battcock, Gregory, “Informative Exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art”, Arts Magazine, Summer1970

Leider, Philip, “How I Spent my Summer Vacation or Art and Politics in Nevada, Berkeley, San Francisco and Utah”, Artforum, September 1970

Shapiro, David, “Processionary at the Conceptable”, Art News, September 1970

Lippard, Lucy, “The Art Worker’s Coalition: Not a History”, Studio International, November 1970, p.171

Ashbury, John, “Previews & Reviews”, Art News, December 1970

“News of the Art World”, Arts Magazine, December 1970

“Robert Smithson”, Art Now, New York, Vol. 2, No. 9

Perreault, John, “Art: That Time Again”, Village Voice, December 24, 1970

Mashek, Joseph, “New York”, Artforum, January 1971, p.73

Harrison, Charles, “Art on TV”, Studio International, Vol. 1818, No. 99, January 1971, p.30

“Whitney Sculpture Show”, Pictures on Exhibit, January 1971, p.8

Junker, Howard, “The Apocalypse of Our Time is Over”, Rolling Stone, February 18, 1971, p.42

Taylor, Robert, “Boston”, The Art Gallery, February 1971, p.21

Schwartz, Therese, “News of the Art World”, Arts Magazine, February 1971, p.16

Mashek, Joseph, “Sorting out the Whitney Annual”, Artforum, February 1971, p.70

Schum, Gerry, “Tele-Landart”, Domus, November 11, 1970, p.56

Rose, Barbara, “Collecting Film Art”, Vogue, March 1971, p.74

Antin, David, “It Reaches a Desert in Which Nothing can be Perceived but Feeling”, Art News, March 1971, p.69

Baker, Kenneth, “Of Course, but…”, The Christian Science Monitor, February 23, 1971, p.68

Jacobs, Jay, “New York Multiples”, The Art Gallery, April 1971, p.48

Henry, Gerrit, “New York Multiples”, The Art Gallery, April 1971

Friedman, Bruce Jay, “Dirty Pictures”, Esquire, May 1971m p.112

Parent, Beatrice, “Land Art”, Opus International, Vol. 23, p.22

Green, Denise, “Projected Art at the Finch College”, Art Magazine, May 1971, p.54

Mashek, Joseph, “The Panama Canal and Some Other Works of Work”, Artforum, May 1971, p.38

Linville, Kasha, “Sonsbeek: Speculations, Impressions”, Artforum, Vol. X, No. 1, p.50

Kurtz, Bruce, “Sonsbeek”, Arts Magazine, September/October 1971, p.50

Blotkamp, Carel, “Sculpture at Sonsbeek”, StudioInternational, September 1971, p.50

Muller, Gregoire, and Robert Smithson, “…The Earth, Subject to Cataclysms, is a Cruel Master”, Arts Magazine, November 1971, p.36

Krauss, Rosalind, “Problems of Criticism”, Artforum, November 1971

Alloway, Lawrence, “Network”, Artforum, September 1972

Krauss, Rosalind, “A View of Modernism”, Artforum, September 1972

Alloway, Lawrence, “Robert Smithson’s Development”, Artforum, November 1972

McDarrah, Fred W., “Robert Smithson”, The Village Voice, July 1973, p.16-21

Bear, Liza and Nancy Holt, “Robert Smithson’s Amarillo Ramp”, interview with Sid Feck by Nancy Holt, forward by Nancy Holt and Liza Bear, Avalanche, No. 8, Summer/Fall 1973, p.16-22

Leider, Philip, “For Robert Smithson”, Art in America, November/December 1973, p.80-82

Davis, Douglas, “Art Without Limits”, Newsweek, Vol. LXXII, November 26-December 24, 1973

Borden, Lizzie, “The New Dialectic”, Artforum, Vol. XII, No. 6, March 1974, p.44-51

Gilbert-Rolfe, Jeremy, “Robert Smithson”, Artforum, Vol. XVII, No. 1, September 1974, p.46

Celant, Germano, “Amarillo Ramp l’Ultima Opera di Robert Smithson”, Domus, February 1974, p.46

Coplans, John, “Robert Smithson: The Amarillo Ramp”, Artforum, Vol. XII, No. 7, April 1974, p.36-45

Perreault, John, “Field Notes for a Dark Vision”, The Village Voice, May 9, 1974, p.37-8

Russell, John, “He Dreamed of Floating Islands”, The New York Times, Section D, April 28, 1974, p.19

“Robert Smithson”, Art-Rite, Issue No. 5, Spring 1974, p.10-12

Alloway, Lawrence, “Artists as Writers, Part Two: The Realm of Language”, Artforum, Vol. XII, No. 8, April 1974, p.30-35

Hess, Thomas B., “The Condemned Playgrounds of Robert Smithson”, New York, Vol. 7, No. 22, June 3, 1974, p.88-9

Art News, September 1974

Herrera, Hayden, “A Way of Thinking Out Loud: The Drawings of Robert Smithson”, Art in America, Vol. 62, No. 5, September/October 1974, p.98-99

“Scenes”, Village Voice, October 10, 1974, p.3

Richard, Paul, “The Stuff of Art Romance, of Myth”, The Washington Post, October 29, 1974, B8

Lewis, JoAnn, “Earthy Works Get a Rare Display Here”, Washington Star News, October 25, 1974

Bierman, William, “Burn the Woodshed!”, Beacon, The Sunday Magazine of the Akron Beacon Journal, July 20, 1975, Akron, OH, p.4-7,4,15

Seeman, Joan, “The Flowering of American Sculpture”, Art News, December 1975, p.46-48

Russell, John, “Drawing Now, One of Modern’s Best”, New York Times, January 24, 1976

Baker, Elizabeth, “Artworks on the Land”, Art in America, January/February 1976, p.92-96

Pollack, Duncan, “You Don’t Need to See to Believe in Boulder”, Rugby Mountain News, ‘Now’, Boulder, CO, October 19, 1977, p.90-101

Smith, Roberta, “Drawing Now (and Then)”, Artforum, April 1976, p.52-56

McKenna, Kristine, “Earthworks Surveyed”, Art week, February 21, 1976

Gilbert-Rolfe, Jeremy and John Johnston, “Gravity’s Rainbow and the Spiral Jetty”, three-part essay: October, Vol. 1, Spring 1976, p.65-85; October, Vol. 2, Summer 1976 p.71-90; October, Vol. 3, Spring 1977, p.90-101

Bourdon, David, “Salt Mines Turn to Art, Photographs to Politics”, The Village Voice, May 1976

Russell, John, “Robert Smithson”, New York Times, May 7, 1976, C12

Bignamini, Ilaria, “Photography: A Specific Communication for Artist Research”, Flash Art, May 17, 1976

Sischy, Ingrid, “200 Years of American Sculpture”, [cat. review], The Print Collector’s Newsletter, New York, July/August 1976, p.9

Lubell, Ellen, “Robert Smithson”, Arts Magazine, September 1976, p.19

Adrian, Dennis, “Art that’s the Salt of the Earth”, Chicago Daily News, October 9, 1976, p.13

Andre, Carl, “Robert Smithson – He Always Reminded Us of the Questions We Ought to Have Asked Ourselves”, Arts Magazine, Vol. 52, No. 90, New York, May 1978

Weinfield, Neal, “Earthworks & Non-sites”, The Cornell Daily Sun, November 19, 1980

Mackin, Jeanne, “Environmental Art Indoors”, The Ithaca Journal, November 27, 1980

Perreault, John, “Earth Moves”, The Soho News, November 19, 1980

Chambers-Hartz, Jill, Cornell Reports, December 1980

Russell, John, “The Fertile Imagination of Robert Smithson”, New York Times, November 30, 1980

Larson, Kay, “Enigma Variations”, New York Magazine, December 1980

Kason, Mimi, “Smithson: A Day in New Jersey, a Night in Ithaca”, East Side Express, December 4, 1980

Dobbs, Lillian, “John Weber Artists Reject Traditional Modes”, The Miami News, January 23, 1981

Bourdon, David, Vogue, February 1981

Baker, Amy, “Smithson’s Site/Non-Site: New York City Walk”, Artforum, February 1981

Calas, Nicolas, “Scandal’s Witnesses Grafting Smithson on Bataille”, Artforum, February 1981

Hellekson, Diane, “Solid Earth Works”, Minneapolis Daily, February 6, 1981

Morrison, Don, “Enticing View of ‘Landscape’ Opens at the Walker”, Minneapolis Star, February 6, 1981

McConathy, Dale, “Robert Smithson and Anti-Modernism: The Rapture of Past and Present”, Arts Canada, March/April 1981

Auer, James, “Landscapes, Inside Out”, The Milwaukee Journal, March 1, 1981

Graham, Richard, “The Landscape: Two Views”, Whittier Globe, March 1981

Artner, Alan G., “With Smithson Sculpture, MCA Gets Down to Earth”, Chicago Tribune, April 26, 1981

Halley, Peter, “Beat Minimalism, New Wave and Robert Smithson”, Art Magazine, May 1981

Lyon, Christopher, “Scaling the Universe”, The Reader, May 8, 1981

Schulze, Franz, “Smithson Show Recalls Vanguard of Long Ago”, New York Sunday Times, May 31, 1981

Kurtz, Bruce, “Sculpture as Landscape”, Portfolio, May/June 1981

Iamco-Stirrels, Josine, “Robert Smithson Retrospective”, Los Angeles Times, August 9, 1981

“Exhibits Span Artists’ Careers”, La Jolla Light, August 9, 1981

Knight, Christopher, “The Very Rich and Complex World of Robert Smithson”, Los Angeles Times, August 13, 1981

Wasserman, Isabelle, “Smithson’s Cut Swathing Art with Bulldozer”, San Diego Union, August 18, 1981

Muchnic, Suzanne, “Reflecting the Legend of Smithson”, Calendar, August 30, 1981

Hicks, Emily, “Robert Smithson: Sculpture of Entropy”, Artweek Review, September 19, 1981

Childs, C. Elizabeth, “Robert Smithson and Film: The Spiral Jetty Reconsidered”, Special Section: Robert Smithson, Arts, October 1981, p.68-81

Kuspit, Donald, “The Pascalian Spiral: Robert Smithson’s Drunken Boat”, Special Section: Robert Smithson, Arts, October 1981, p.81-88

Rubio, Eduardo, “Robert Smithson: Une Sedimentation de la Vie”, Canal, November 1981

Lippard, Lucy R., “Gardens: Some Metaphors for a Public Art”, Art in America, November 1981, p.136-150

Gossley, Mimi, “Robert Smithson: Sculpture”, The Houston Post, December 13, 1981

Gabriel, Bertram, “Works of Earth”, Horizon Magazine, January/February 1982

Kramer, Hilton, “Art: Smithson Sculpture Comes to the Whitney”, New York Times, February 8, 1982

Baker, Amy, “The Challenge of Contemporary Patronage”, Art in America, March 1982

Smith, Roberta, “Digging Smithson”, Village Voice, March 30, 1982

Kurtz, Bruce, “Robert Smithson at the Whitney”, Art in America, April 1982

Robertson, Allen, “Land and City Scapes”…

Shapiro, David, “A Poetics of the Earth”, Bennington Review, 13, June 1982, p.35-38

Gopnik, Adam, “Basic Stuff: Robert Smithson, Science, and Primitivism”, Arts Magazine 57, no. 7 (March 1983), p.74-80

Rose, Barbara, “The Man from MoMA”, Vogue, September 1984

O’Neil, Thomas, “The Primitive Urge”, Horizon, September 1984

Stevens, Mark, “Paying Tribute to the ‘Primitive’”, Newsweek, October 11, 1984

Hughes, Robert, “Return of the Native”, Time, October 15, 1984

Eco, Umberto, “Le Affinita Primitive”, L’Expresso, October 28, 1984

Tomkins, Calvin, “Talisman”, New Yorker, October 29, 1984

Russell, John, “Primitivism in 20th Century Art”, London Times, October 30, 1984

Wardell, Allen, “Rubin’s Primitives”, Art World, November 1984

Brunetta, di Gian Piero, “Picasso l’Africano”, Illa Republica, November 14, 1984

Hohmeyer, Jurgen, “Im Kalten Fruhrot Fremder Kunst Begegnet”, Der Spiegel, November 1984

Kramer, Hilton, “The Primitivism Conundrum”, The New Criterion, December 1984

McEvilley, Thomas, “Doctor Lawyer Indian Chief: Primitivism in 20th Century Art at the Museum of Modern Art in 1984”, Artforum, February 1985

Phillips, Patricia C., “Robert Smithson at International with Monument”, Artforum, April 1986, p.109

Tsai, Eugenie, “The Unknown Smithson”, Arts Magazine, March 1986, p.33-35

Dreishpoon, Douglas, “Robert Smithson”, Arts Magazine, April 1986, p.113

Jones, Bill, “Michael Heizer, Robert Morris, Robert Smithson at Tony Shafrazi”, Flash Art, October 1988, p.129

Staniszewski, Mary Anne, “Conceptual Art”, Flash Art, November/December 1988, No. 145, p.88

Allen, Jane Addams, “Post-modernism and the Romantic Temper”, The World and I, December 1988, p.246-57

Mantegna, Gianfranco, “Open the Roof to the Rain!”, Gordon Matta-Clark, Tema Celeste, October/November 1988, p.39-40

Reynolds, Ann, “Reproducing Nature: The Museum of Natural History as Nonsite”, October, No. 45, 1988, p.109-27

Wood, Paul, Art Monthly, May 1988

Tsai, Eugenie, “Robert Smithson”, Arena, January 1989, p.40-47

Conversation between Sevedi Benedetto, Peter Halley, Robert Nickas, “Climates of Site”, Arena, January 1989, p.48-53

Nickas, Robert, “The Politics of Time”, Arena, January 1989, p.58-60

Arts Magazine, review, March 1989

“Robert Smithson’s tegninger”, Soro Avis, September 13, 1989

“Amkericansk bulldozer-Kunst”, Slagelse, September 15, 1989

“Robert Smithson’s tegninger”, Soro Avis, September 20, 1989

Sabroe, Charlotte, “Han Arrangerer Natzen”, Det Fri Aktvelt, September 20, 1989, p.21

Week-end Avisen, October 6, 1989

“Hor mere om Robert Smithson”, Soro Tidende, October 19, 1989

Berlingske Tidende, October 29, 1989

“Enestaende Kunstoplevelse Kun I Soro”, Soro Avis, September 20, 1989

“Land Art”, Information, October 5, 1989

Smith, Dagbladet, October 10, 1989

Wierup, Torben, “Jord I hovedet”, Politiken, October 13, 1989

Homung, Peter M., “Drawing Over Jorden”, Politiken, October 13, 1989

Smith, Dagbladet, October 15, 1989

Kobke Sutton, Gestrud, “Land Art”, Information, October 25, 1989

Temin, Christine, “Provocative Show at Zoe Gallery Celebrates the Earth”, Boston Globe, January 4, 1990

Buchloch, Benjamin, “Conceptual Art 1962 – 1969: From the Aesthetic of Administration to the Critique of Institutions”, October, no. 55, MIT Press, 1990, p.105-143

Linsley, Robert, “The Annotated Smithson”, Some Detached Houses, Vancouver Contemporary Art Gallery, 1990

Stapon, Nancy, “Our Land: Artists with Social Consciousness”, Boston Herald, January 10, 1990

Colpitt, Francis, “Space Commanders”, Art in America, January 1990, p.66-71

Calderon, Manuel, “Robert Smithson Dibujos (1960-1973)” May 12, 1990

Spahr, P. Andrew, “Abstract Sculpture in America 1930-1970”, American Federation of the Arts, New York, 1991

Johnson, Ken, “The Political Arm at John Weber”, Art in America, June 1991, p.148

Tuchman, Phyllis, “Robert Smithson’s Earthwork Genesis”, New York Newsday, October 25, 1991, p.74

Tiberghein, Gilles, “Sculptures Inorganiques”, Les Cahiers, no. 39, 1992

Carpenter, Merlin, “Robert Smithson”, Texte zur Kunst, February 1992

Dreher, Thomas, “Robert Smithson: Land Reclamation and the Sublime”, Arte Factum, Vol. 45, October/November 1992

Owens, Craig, “Photography en abyme”, Beyond Recognition: Representation, Power, and Culture, ed. Scott Bryson, Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1992

Graziani, Ronald Sisto, “(De)termining the Political Enframement in Art by Robert Smithson”, Ph.D Dissertation, University of California, Los Angeles, 1992

Gallagher, Shana, “Collections – Traces – Connections: Selections from the Robert Smithson Papers”, Washington, D.C.: Archives of American Art, 1992

Creacion, Seis Articulos, Vol. 7 Dedicated to Robert Smithson, February 1993, p.56-112

Puvogel, Renate, “Robert Smithson”, Artis, March 1993, p.36-41

Zevi, Adachiara, “Robert Smithson: Contro de lancette dell’orogiol – Against the Wheels of Time”, L’Architectura, April 1993, p.295-298

Archer, Michael, “Robert Smithson: Photoworks”, At the Museum, The Museum of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, September 1993

Knight, Christopher, “Bracing Look from Artist’s Eye”, Los Angeles Times, September 11, 1993, p.10-11

Jarques, Vincente, “Mas Alla del Minimalismo”, El Guia, September 1993, p.54-55

“Las Escultureas Post-Minimal de IVAM”, Diario, September 26, 1993

“La Minima Expression”, Futuro, October 1993

Rivelles, Rafael Prats, “Una Approximacion a la Escultura Post-Minimal”, Que Y Donde, October 1993, p.7

“Dos Exposiciones en el IVAM: Pieter Laurens Mol y La Escultura Post-Minimal”, Paris Balenciano, El Punto de las Artes, October 1993, p.14

“El IVAM Centre del Carme Inaugura con dos Muestras”, October 1, 1993, p.47

“Las Esculturea abre la Temporada en el Centre de Carmel”, El Pais, October 1, 1993, p.10

“Expoisiciones”, RL: Revista de Royal Life Espana, October 6, 1993

“Las Ultimas Tendencias”, El Mundo, October 8, 1993, E4

“Tres Valencianos en el IVAM”, Diario, October 24, 1993, p.8

“La escultura post-minimal en las collecciones del IVAM”, Tendencias, no. 1, November 1993, p.32

Barden, Lane, “Infinite Camera: Robert Smithson Photoworks at LACMA”, Art Week, November 18, 1993

Flanagan, Barry, “Esculturas Post-Minimal”, Arte: Revista de las Artes Visuales, no. 7, November/December 1993, p.53-54

Hagen, Charles, “Smithson’s Way of Looking at the Land”, New York Times, December 31, 1993, C3

Reynolds, Ann Morris, “Robert Smithson: Learning from New Jersey and Elsewhere”, PhD Dissertation, The Graduate Center, City University of New York, 1993

Muir, Gregoire, “The Epic and the Everyday”, Flash Art, October 1994, p.93

Van Winkel, Camiel, “Robert Smithson – On the Road/Off the Road”, Metropolis, June 1994, p.24-31

Jones, K. Marriott, “Robert Smithson – International Center for Photography”, Artforum, May 1994, p.99

Buchloh, Benjamin, Rosalind Krauss, Alexander Alberro, Thierry de Duve, Martha Buskirk and Yve-Alain Bois, “Conceptual Art and the Reception of Duchamp”, October, vol. 70, The Duchamp Effect, Autumn 1994, p.126-146

Criqui, Jean-Pierre, “Rising Sign”, Artforum, Summer 1995, p.80

Jean-Pierre Bordaz and Gilles Tiberghien, “Robert Smithson: le paysage entropique: 1960-1973”, Galeries Magazine, October/November 1994, no. 61, p.55-61,110-111

Krauss, Rosalind, “Passenger in the Shadows”, Aperture (137), Fall 1994, p.6-25

Risaliti, Sergio, “Marseille: Robert Smithson: MAC”, Flash Art, March/April 1995, p.112-113

“Tracing Cultures: Art History, Criticism, Critical Fiction”, Whitney Museum of American Art, Independent Study Scholars, 1995, p.139-157

Larson, Kay, “Art of the Modern Century”, Atelier, May/June 1995, p.72-77

Wakefield, Neville, “Hotel Palenque: Robert Smithson 1969-1972”, Parkett, no.43, 1995, p.117-132

“Attitudes/Sculptures”, CAPC Musée d’Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, 1995, p.98-115

Karmel, Pepe, “Robert Smithson: Early Works”, New York Times, October 27, 1995, C29

McNally, Brian, “The City, The Land, and Art”, The Hartford Courant, November 2-9, 1995

Rosoff, Patricia, “Artists Who Move Mountains”, Hartford Advocate, November 2-9, 1995

Hanna, Dierdre, “Robert Smithson’s Earthworks Move Mountains”, Hartford Advocate, November 1995

Mays, John Bently, “Playing in the Mud”, The Globe and Mail, August 19, 1995

Girling, Oliver, “Outside the Inside”, Eye Weekly, August 31, 1995

Hume, Christopher, “His Unique Mark on the Landscape”, The Toronto Star, August 31, 1995

Levy, Ellen K., “Repetition and the Scientific Model in Art”, Art Journal, Spring 1996, vol. 55, no. 1, p. 81

Ruwedel, Mark, “The Land as Historical Archive”, American Art, Spring 1996, p.36-41

Ottinger, Didier, “Spirales”, Les Cahiers du Musée National d’Art Moderne, #58, Winter 1996, p.131-137

Bois, Yve-Alain and Rosalind Krauss, “Formless: A User’s Guide”, October, Vol. 78, MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1996

Karakus, Gokhan, “Mirror Life”, Blue, Premiere Issue no. 1, 1997, p.118-119

Levin, Kim, “Robert Smithson – Issues of Entropy”, Village Voice, January 29, 1997

“”Robert Smithson – Issues of Entropy”, New Yorker, January 1997

Kwon, Miwon, “One Place After Another: Notes on Site-Specificity”, October, vol. 80, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 1997

Green, Renee, “Partially Buried”, October, vol. 80, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 1997

Miles, Christopher, “Going with the Flow”, Art and Text, vol. 63, November 1998

Boettger, Suzanne, “Degrees of Disorder”, Art in America, December 1998, p.75-81

Linsley, Robert, “The Jungle Dialogue of Robert Smithson and Michael Fried”, Papers of the XXII Colloquium of the Instituto de Investigaciones Esteticas, National Autonomous University of Mexico, 1999

Linsley, Robert, “Apropos: Smithson, Shakespeare, Satan”, Art and Text, vol. 66, September 1999

Vogel, Carol, “Spiral Jetty Given to Dia” New York Times, September 17, 1999

Tumlir, Jan, “Afterimage at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles”, Art and Text, vol. 67, 1999, p. 83

Schjeldahl, Peter, “All that Jazz: The American Century: Art and Culture 1900 – 2000”, The New Yorker, October 18 & 25, 1999, p.244, 246, 249

Roth, Charlene, “Afterimage: Drawing Through Process”, Frieze, issue 49, November/December 1999, p.50

Molesworth, Helen, “Afterimage: Drawing Through Process”, Frieze, issue 49, November/December 1999, p.102-103

Frank, Peter, “Afterimage: Drawing Through Process”, Art on Paper, December 1999, p.61

Howett, Catherine, “What Do We Make of Nature Now?”, Harvard Design Magazine, Winter/Spring 2000

Clark, Robin, “Robert Smithson: Language to be Looked At and/or Things to be Read, Drawings from 1962-63”, Journal of the CUNY PhD Program in Art History, 2000

Glueck, Grace, “Defining Art as a Moment to be Seized and X-Rayed”, New York Times, April 26, 2000

Harris, Susan, “Robert Smithson at James Cohan”, Art in America, 2000, p.118-119

Ratcliffe, Carter, “Writer’s Blocks: Robert Smithson’s Drawings”, Art on Paper, September/October 2000, p.58-63

Roberts, Jennifer L., “Landscapes of Indifference: Robert Smithson and John Lloyd Stephens in Yucatán”, Art Bulletin, vol. 82, no.3, September 2000, p.544-567

Coles, Alex, "Revisiting Robert Smithson in Ohio: Tacita Dean, Sam Durant and Renee Green," Parachute: Contemporary Art Magazine, October 1, 2001, p. 128-138

Leider, Phillip, “Smithson and the American Landscape”, Art in America, January 2001, p.74-79

Boettger, Suzaan, “A Found Weekend, 1967: Public Sculpture and Anti-Monuments”, Art in America, January 2001, p.80-85, 125

Linsley, Robert, “Mirror Travel in the Yucatan: Robert Smithson, Michael Fried and the New Critical Drama”, RES: Anthropology and Aesthetics, #37, Spring 2000, p.7-30

Dannatt, Adrian, “Review”, The Art Newspaper, November 2001, p.70

Newhall, Edith, “Art Cue – Talent: Landmarks”, New York Magazine, November 12, 2001, p.144

Schwendener, Martha, “Robert Smithson: ‘Mapping Dislocations’”, Time Out New York, Novmber 8-15, 2001, p.70

Williams, Gregory, “Robert Smithson”, Artforum, October/November 2001

Cheetham, Mark and Elizabeth Harvey, “Obscure Imaginings: Visual Culture and the Anatomy of Caves”, Visual Culture, no. 1, Spring 2002

Jones, Caroline, “Preconscious / Posthumous Smithson: The Ambiguous Status of Art and Artist in the Postmodern Frame”, RES: Anthropology and Aesthetics, #41, Spring 2002, p.16-37

Linsley, Robert, “Minimalism and the City: Robert Smithson as a Social Critic”, RES: Anthropology and Aesthetics, #41, Spring 2002, p.38-55

Linsley, Robert, “The Future of a Negation: Abstraction in the Era of Religious War”, Artext, #77 Summer 2002, p. 32-33

Halle, Howard, “Lite Show”, Time Out New York, August 29 – September 5, 2002, p.52

Sumpter, Helen, “Get a Move on”, The Big Issue, September 16, 2002

Güner, Fisun, “Everyday Drive-By Shooting”, Metro Life, September 23, 2002

Taylor, John Russell, “Road from Nowhere”, The Times, September 25, 2002, p.T2

Denny, Ned, “Enigma of Arrival”, New Statesman, September 30, 2002

Coomer, Martin, “On the Way There”, Time Out London, October 9-16, 2002, p.57

Kimmelman, Michael, “Out of the Deep”, New York Times Magazine, October 13, 2002, p.40

Frosh, Paula, Library Journal, Book Reviews, December 2002

Ratcliff, Carter, “Robert Smithson: Learning From New Jersey and Elsewhere, by Ann Reynolds”, Art in America Review of Books, 2003

Milroy, Sarah, “The New New Things”, The Globe and Mail, January 4, 2003, R7

Van Proyen, Mark, “Earthworks: Art and the Landscape of the Sixties”, Art Week Book Review, February 2003, p.29

Brown, Brenda J., “Cultured Pearl: Great Salt Lake Falls: Spiral Jetty Rises”, Landscape Architecture, May 2003, Vol. 93, no. 5, p.70-75, 104-109

Princenthal, Nancy, “Dia: Beacon, the Imperturbables”, Art in America, July 2003

Boren, Ray, “Time and a Place: Utah’s Spiral Jetty”, Deseret Morning News, August 7, 2003, p.A15 & A16

“Robert Smithson’s Vancouver”, The National Post, Canada, August 28, 2003, p.B1

Monk, Katherine, “Fall Arts Preview”, Vancouver Sun, September 8, 2003, C1

Laurence, Robin, “Locals Hold Own Against Superpower”, The Georgia Straight, September 11, 2003

Milroy, Sarah, “Western Exposure”, The Globe and Mail, October 22, 2003

Laurence, Robin, “Robert Smithson in Vancouver”, The Georgia Straight, October 23-30, 2003, p.57

Hummel, Debbie, “Great Salt Lake: More Than Meets the Nose”, Deseret Morning News, November 2, 2003

Canadian Art, Winter 2003, Vol. 20, no. 4, p. 26

Sanford, Melissa, “The Salt of the Earth Sculpture”, New York Times, January 13, 2004, E1

Sanford, Melissa, “Jetty Restoration Under Consideration”, Deseret Morning News, January 18, 2004

Herman, Daniel, “Lords of Muddled Earth”, Artforum, January 2004

Boettger, Suzaan, “Behind the Earth Movers”, Art in America, April 2004, p.54-63

Husband, Stuart, “Ever decreasing circle”, The Observer Magazine, April 25, 2004

Rockwell, John, “Preserve Performance Art? Can You Preserve the Wind?”, New York Times, April 30, 2004, E5

Lee, Pamela M., “Crystal Lite”, Artforum, May 2004

Weiss, Jeffrey, “Language in the Vicinity of Art: Artists’ Writings, 1960-1975”, Artforum Summer 2004, XLII, No. 10, p.212

Meyer, James, “No More Scale: The Experience of Size in Contemporary Sculpture”, Artforum, Summer 2004, XLII, No. 10, p.220-228

Boren, Ray, “A ‘Spiral’ Moonrise”, Deseret Morning News, June 4, 2004

Landi, Ann, “Moving Mountains, Walking on Water”, Artnews, June 2004, p.85-87

Drohojowska, Philp, “A Minimal Future? Art as Object 1958-1968”, Artnews, June 2004, p.119

Carson, Juli, “Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles: A Minimal Future? Art as Object 1958-1968”, CAA, July 15, 2004

Collier, Ric and Jim Edwards, “Spiral Jetty, the Re-emergence”, Sculpture Magazine, July/August 2004

Kastner, Jeffrey, “Robert Smithson, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles”, Artforum, September 2004

“Outside the Gallery”, Improper Magazine, September 2004, p.36

Johnson, Ken, “Robert Smithson”, New York Times, September 12, 2004

Knight, Christopher, “A Pop Naturalist”, Los Angeles Times, September 13, 2004

Griggs, Brandon, “Upward Spiral”, The Salt Lake Tribune, September 23, 2004

Metzger, Rainer, “Organisierte Oberflache”, Parnass, September/October 2004, p.56-57

Pincus, Robert L., “A Career Spirals Back into View at MOCA”,, October 3, 2004 (online)

Knight, Christopher, “A Swirl in Time”, Los Angeles Times, October 17, 2004

Martin, Patricia, “Colección Jumex: A Learning Experience”, Arco, Winter 2004, p.48

Larking, Matthew, “Traces Exhibition: The Heydey of Body Art”, The Japan Times, November 24, 2004

Heartney, Eleanor, “Rediscovering Ana Mendieta”, Art in America, November 2004, p.138-143

McEvilley, Thomas, “Philosophy in the Land”, Art in America, November 2004, p.158-163

Frank, Peter, “Robert Smithson at MOCA”, Art on Paper, November/December 2004, p.79-80

Bochner, Mel, “Language Factory”, Frieze, November/December 2004, p.103-105

Jones, Kristin M., “Ana Mendieta: Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA”, Frieze, November/December 2004, p.111

“Miami Art Museum Commissioned Two Artists”,, December 1, 2004 (online)

Benfey, Christopher, “The Year of Art and Archaeology”, New York Times Book Review, December 5, 2004

Rose, Julian M., “A Tale of Two Paintings”, The Harvard Crimson, December 17, 2004

Thomas, Sean, “This Epic Earth”, The Guardian, December 22, 2004

Triff, Alfredo, “A Fine Sense of Place”, Miami New Times, December 23, 2004

Kimmelman, Michael, “Postwar Japan, Mon Amour”, New York Times, December 26, 2004

Lee, Pamela M., “The Cowboy in the Library: The New Robert Smithson”, BookForum, December/January 2005, p.6-12

Wagner, Anne M., “Robert Smithson: Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles”, Artforum, December 2004, p.186-189

Holte, Michael Ned, “Shooting the Archaeozoic: Robert Smithson’s Adventures in Time Travel on the Road to Rozel Point”, Frieze, January/February 2005, Issue 88, p.78-81

Trainor, James, “This Land is Your Land”, Frieze, January/February 2005, Issue 88, p.94-97

Grant, Daniel, “Robert Smithson Photographs: Too Scarce to State Demand”, Art Newsletter, October 12, 2004, Vol. XXX, no. 4, p.4-5

Adams, Tim, “The Call of the Wild”, The Observer, January 16, 2005

Whyte, Murray, “Dark, Playful Shapes by Dan Graham”, Toronto Star, January 26, 2005

Weinberg, Michelle, “Time Lapse”, Miami New Times, January 27, 2005

Godfrey, Mark, “Image Structures”, Artforum, February 2005, p.146-153

Mitchell, Charles Dee, “Quarry Master”, The Dallas Morning News, February 8, 2005

Emerling, Susan, “Robert Smithson”, Border Crossings, February 2005, p.77-79

Gopnik, Blake, “Christo’s Gakes: A Little Creaky”, The Washington Post, February 14, 2005

Johnson, Ken, “From Celebrity Faces to Creatures from Children’s Books”, New York Times Art Review, March 4, 2005

MacMillan, Kyle, “’Gates’ a reason to smile in NYC”, The Denver Post, March 14, 2004

Richard, Frances, “Historic Williamsburg”, Artforum, March 2005, p.80

O’Dell, Kathy, “Ana Mendieta”, Artforum, March 2005, p.233

Dunham, Carol, “Black Whole”, Artforum, March 2005, p.207

Almereyda, Michael, “Eyes Wide Open”, Artforum, March 2005, p.223

Harbaugh, Steven, “Inspiration Unearthed”, Beacon Journal, March 31, 2005

Gilerman, Dana, “Jean d’Arc of the Ela Valley”, Haaretz, April 1, 2005 (online)

Weinberg, Michelle, “Not Just Pretty Pictures”, Miami New Times, April 7, 2005

Peranson, Mark, “The Top 40 Picks from the Tribeca Film Festival”, Village Voice, April 12, 2005

Gould, Whitney, “Reclaiming an Industrial Past”, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, April 10, 2005

Saltz, Jerry, “To Hell and Back”, The Village Voice, April 18, 2005

Mansfield, Susan, “A Search for Grains of Truth”, The Scotsman, April 23, 2005 (online)

Searle, Adrian, “I didn’t laugh. I ran.”, Guardian Online, April 26, 2005 (online)

Gale, Iain, “Anniversary Leap of Faith into Volcano of Discovery”, Scotland on Sunday, May 15, 2005

Uroskie, Andrew V., “La Jetée en Spirale: Robert Smithson’s Stratigraphic Cinema”, Grey Room, no. 19, Spring 2005, p.54-79

Dezeuze, Anna, “Open Systems-II”, Tate Etc., Issue 4 / Summer 2005, p.36-39

Baker, Kenneth, “Robert Smithson – Spiral Jetty”, Tate Etc., Issue 4, / Summer 2005, p.88-91

Verlichak, Victoria, “Colección Jumex”, ArtNexus, no. 56, Vol. 3, 2005, p.166

Russell, Jacinda and Chas Bowie, “Searching for Robert Smithson: What Happens When Earth Art is Locked Away?”, The Bear Deluxe Magazine, #22, Spring/Summer 2005, p.31-33

Kaufman, Jason Edward, “Now You See It, Now You Don’t”, The Art, June 3, 2005 (online)

Genocchio, Benjamin, “Seeking Art’s Verities in Passaic”, New York Times, June 5, 2005

Baird, Joe, “Floods Pump Life Back into Lake”, The Salt Lake Tribune, June 6, 2005

Kimmelman, Michael, “Serra Reshapes Space and Time”, International Herald Tribune, June 8, 2005

“Open Systems: Rethinking Art at Tate Modern”,, June 9, 2005 (online)

Vogel, Carol, “A Posthumous Smithson Isle”, New York Times, Weekend Arts, Fine Arts Leisure, Inside Art, June 10, 2005

“Rising water brings change to Salt Lake”,, June 12, 2005 (online)

Saal, Mark, “Jump at the Chance to See Jetty”, Standard Examiner, June 15, 2005

Robinson, Walter, “Smithson to Circle Manhattan”,, June 15, 2005 (online)

Kley, Elisabeth, “Burnt Churches and Salt Pillars”, New York Press, vol. 18, issue 24, June 15-21, 2005

Hughes, Robert, “Man of Steel”, Guardian Unlimited, June 22, 2005

Kunitz, Daniel, “Setting Sights on an American Visionary”, The New York Sun, Arts and Letters, June 23, 2005

Kimmelman, Michael, “Sculpture from the Earth, But Never Limited by It”, New York Times, June 24, 2005

“Whitney Museum Presents Robert Smithson”,, June 24, 2005 (online)

Lewine, Edward, “Art That Has to Sleep in the Garage”, New York Times, June 26, 2005

Buckley, Branwen, “Robert Smithson at the Whitney”,, June 27, 2005 (online)

Sholis, Brian, “Paint by Letters: Art Writing as Written Art”, New York Press, vol. 18, Issue 26, June 29-July 5, 2005

“Robert Smithson”, Time Out New York, June 30 – July 6, 2005

Howell, George, “Baltimore”, Art Papers Reviews, July/August 2005, p.45

Smith, Roberta, “Banks Violette”, New York Times, July 1, 2005

Sozanski, Edward J., “Earth art better viewed in person”, Philadelphia Inquirer, July 3, 2005

Baker, Bob, “Robert Smithson”, The Village Voice, July 6-12, 2005

Stevens, Mark, “The Maximalist,” New York Magazine, July 4-11, 2005

Scott, Andrea K., “Out of Site”, Time Out New York, July 7 -13, 2005

Cotter, Holland, “Fanciful to Figurative to Wryly Inscrutable”, New York Times, July 8, 2005

Zeaman, John, “Pioneer of the Happening Concept”,, July 8, 2005 (online)

Eleey, Peter, “Shannon Ebner: Wallspace New York”,, Reviews, July 14, 2005 (online)

“Hope Floats”, The New Yorker, On the Horizon, July 25, 2005

Kaufman, Jason Edward, “The Most Extravagant Installation in History”, The Art, July 28, 2005 (online)

Kunitz, Daniel, “Better See it Now”, The New York Sun, July 28, 2005

Picard, Charmaine, Gareth Harris and Diane Kagoyire, “Robert Smithson”, The Ar5t Newspaper, no. 160, July/August 2005, p.2

Kimmelman, Michael, “Whitney Museum: Robert Smithson”, New York Times, August 5, 2005

Picard, Charmaine and Pablo Helguera, “Our Selection A-Z: New York”, The Art Newspaper, September 2005, p.2

Lagnado, Caroline, “Full Scheme Ahead”, ArtNews, September 2005

Panero, James, “Robert Smithson”, The New Criterion, September 2005, p.70-71

Stevens, Mark, “Floating Opus”, New York Magazine, Fall Preview 2005, September 12, 2005, p.92-93

Alpert, Lukas I., “Little Apple Afloat”, New York Post, September 12, 2005

Bischoff, Dan, “Fantasy Island”, The Star Ledger, September 15, 2005

“Floating Island’, Time Out New York, September 15 – 21, 2005

Lowenstein, Kate, “Isle for an Isle”, Time Out New York, September 15 – 21, 2005

Kennedy, Randy, “It’s Not Easy Making Art that Floats”, New York Times, September 16, 2005

“Smithson’s Floating Sculpture”, New York Times, Editorials/Op-Ed, September 17, 2005

Ring, Heather, “Robert Smithson’s Floating Island”,, September 17, 2005 (online)

Green, Tyler, “Treasure of an Island Cruises the Rivers around Manhattan”, Los Angeles Times, September 20, 2005

Salguero, Carolina, “Floating Island”, Portside New, September 20, 2005 (online)

Alpert, Lukas I., “Barging Out”, New York Post, September 21, 2005

Davis, Nicole, “Just like any other barge, only this one has bark and leaves”, The Villager, vol. 75, no. 18, September 21 – 27, 2005

Robinson, Walter, “Floating Island Reined In”,, September 22, 2005 (online)

Fletcher Stack, Peggy, “Sugary Delight”, The Daily Herald, September 25, 2005

Kennedy, Randy, “A Miniature Gate in Hot Pursuit of a Miniature Central Park”, New York Times, September 24, 2005

Hajela, Deepti, “’Island’ Floats Trees, Shrubs, Bit of ‘Whimsy’ Around NY”, The Arizona Republic, September 25, 2005

Awan, Jashar, “Whitney Museum of American Art: Fall Preview”, The New Yorker, September 26, 2005

Milroy, Sarah, “Breaking the Mould of Vancouver Art”, Globe and, September 30, 2005 (online)

Ratcliff, Carter, “A Heap of Smithson”, Art in America, October 2005

Freeman Gil, John, “It Takes a Thief, But is This One an Aesthete?”, New York Times, October 2, 2005

McQuaid, Cate, “Images from above encourage viewers to look within”, The Boston Globe, October 7, 2005

Jones, Kristin M., “Bridge Freezes Before Road”,, October 27, 2005 (online)

Green, Tyler, “No Time Like the Geological”, The Wall Street Journal, October 29-30, 2005

MacMillan, Kyle, “In the nature of artistic vision,” Denver Post, Fine Arts, November 11, 2005

Hummel, Debbie, “Both wildlife and wild art are to be found at Great Salt Lake”, Associated Press, November 11, 2005

Barreca, Laura, “Robert Smithson: Whitney Museum of American Art”, Tema Celeste, November/December 2005

Prichard, James, “Earthy Art Comes to G. Rapids”, Lansing State Journal, December 24, 2005

Gillies, Judith S., “How Art Shapes America”, Washington Post, December 25, 2005, Y03

Kimmelman, Michael, “Art: The Highs and Lows”, New York Times, December 25, 2005

Kennedy, Randy, “Art that Requires a Hard Hat”, New York Times, December 25, 2005

Kuspit, Donald, “A Critical History of 20th Century Art”, Artnet Magazine, December 26, 2005

Farr, Shiela, “Come for the party: Learn something about the artists”, The Seattle Times, December 28, 2005

Schumacher, Mary Louise, “Drawn to White”, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, December 31, 2005

Zohn, Patricia, “The Ten Best Things I Did Manage to Do in 2005”, The Huffington Post, January 5, 2006

Mason, M.S., “Some of the Big Ideas Behind Modern Art”, The Christian Science Monitor, January 10, 2006

Saltz, Jerry, “Portrait of the Artist as a Young Artist”, Village Voice, January 12, 2006

Gale, Iain, “Playing to the Galleries”, Scotland on Sunday, January 15, 2006

Conrad, Peter, “Just Lie Back and Think of Gateshead”, The Observer, January 22, 2006

“Art Stars Come Out for Art Critic’s Awards”, Artnet News, January 26, 2006

Allen, Greg, “Cleanup Crew: 1, Entropy:0”,, January 26, 2006 (online)

Prichard, James, “Goldsworthy Exhibit Focuses on the Arch”, Associated Press, January 27, 2006

Saltz, Jerry, “The Killing Fields: How Can We Look at Images Like These, Let Alone in an Art Gallery?”, The Village Voice, January 27, 2006

Eichler, Dominic, “Universal Experience, Hayward Gallery, London”, Frieze, January/February 2006

Pendle, George, “The Plain of Heaven”, Frieze, January/February 2006

Trainor, James, “Floating Island”, Frieze, January/February 2006

Trainor, James, “Things to Come”, Frieze, January/February 2006

Trainor, James, “Odd Lots”, Frieze, January/February 2006

Varty, Alexander, “Culture Shock”, Georgia Straight, February 2, 2006

Saltz, Jerry, “A Thorn Tree in the Garden”, The Village Voice, February 3, 2006

Baker, Kenneth, “Richard Long’s art can be viewed by all who take a hike – or go to SFMoMA”, San Francisco Chronicle, February 4, 2006

Mehring, Christine, “Entropy Island”, Texte Zur Kunst, 2006

Zipp, Yvonne, “Vanishing Landscapes”, The Christian Science Monitor, March 21, 2006

Vagner, Kris, “Tunnel Vision: Utah’s hinterlands provide a stark backdrop or environmental artists’ enduring earth-based installations”, Salt Lake City Weekly, June 15, 2006

Pécoil, Vincent, “The End of Perspective?”, Tate etc., Summer 2006, p.54

“Time Frame: A Group Exhibition”,, June 26, 2006 (online)

Thornton, Brian, “The Meaning Behind Campus Art”, Stater Online, October 5, 2006 (online)

Saltz, Jerry, “Thunderstruck”, The Village Voice, September 28, 2006

“Ruins”, Exit #24, Olivares y Associa dos, November 2006

Gauthier, Michel, “Mirror Vortex: Un trou dans la vue”, Les Cahiers du Mnam, Editions du Centre Pompidou, no. 98, Paris, 2006

Shane, David Grahame, “Recombinant Urban Landscapes”, Architectural Design, London, 2006

Linsley, Robert, “The Surface of Space”, Canadian Art, Winter 2006

Schneller, Katia, “Sous lemprise de l’Instamatic: Photographie et contre-modernisme dans la pratique artistique de Robert Smithson”, Etudes Photographiques, n.19, January 2007, p.68-95

Chow-Fraser, Trevor, “It Was the Best of Times; It was the End of Times”, The McGill Daily, February 12, 2007

Giambi, Patrizia, “In the footsteps of Smithson”, Domus 901, March 2007

“Land Art: Natural Expressions”, Belfast Telegraph Travel, March 21, 2007

Cemuschi, Claude, “The Subversion of Gravity in Pollock’s Abstractions”, Art Bulletin, 2007

Aldiss, Brian, Frieze, Durian Publications, June 2007

McTighe, Monica, “The Family Slideshow as Critical History in Renée Green’s Video ‘Partially Buried Continued”, Third Text, July 4, 2007

Watson, Chris, “Books: a Canadian Novel about History, Geography and Memory”, Santa Cruz Sentinel, August 12, 2007

Stercks, Pierre, “50 artistes americains”, Beaux Arts Magazine, September 2007

“James Benning: Casting A Glance”, Redcat: Calarts Presents, October 8, 2007

“Film weekend at Documenta 12”, Documenta Kassel 12, September 23, 2007

Knight, Christopher, “Drawn to Startling Drawing”, Los Angeles Times, September 17, 2007

Griffin, Kevin, “Green Films Take a Turn on the Red Carpet”, The Vancouver Sun, September 27, 2007

Viveros-Fauné, Christian, “Conceptualist Lawrence Weiner’s Whitney Retrospective: Reveals the Limitations of a Vaunted Conceptualist”, The Village Voice, January 1, 2008

Thomas, Mary, “Mattress Factory’s Gestures Gain Energy with a Few Firsts”, Pittsburgh Post Gazette, January 20, 2008

Kunitz, Daniel, “Enough at the Table for All”, The New York Sun, June 28, 2007

Goddard, Peter, “Richard Serra”, The Toronto Star, January 27, 2008

“Robert Smithson’s Spiral Jetty Threatened by High Oil Prices”,, January 30, 2008 (online)

Hackett, Regina, “The Tyler Green Effect”,, January 31, 2008 (online)

Lippard, Lucy, “Out of the Past: Lucy Lippard Talks about Eva Hesse with Nancy Holt and Robert Smithson”, Artforum, February 2008

“Artist’s Widow Fights to Save Husband’s Work”, Los Angeles Times, February 3, 2008

“Dia Art Foundation Fights Proposed Oil Drilling Near Robert Smithson’s Iconic Artwork, Spiral Jetty (1970)”, Dia Art Foundation Press Release, February 6, 2008

“Art Lovers Rally to Save Spiral Jetty From Oil Drilling”,, February 6, 2008 (online)

Kennedy, Randy, “Artists Rally for Spiral Jetty in Utah”, New York Times, February 6, 2008

Finch, Charlie, “A Cosmic Joke”, artnet, February 2008 (online)

Henetz, Patty, “Drilling Near Spiral Jetty Raises Alarm”, The Salt Lake Tribune, February 9, 2009

Illia, Tony, “Oil Drilling Threatens Smithson’s Spiral Jetty”, Architectural Record, February 12, 2008

Speckman, Stephen, “Can Art, Oil Mix? Spiral Jetty Friends Think Not,” Deseret Morning News, February 14, 2008

“Don’t Deface Spiral Jetty’s ‘Canvas’”, Deseret Morning News, February 17, 2008

“Protecting a Monumental Sculpture”, New York Times, February 18, 2008

“Protect the Jetty: State Should Prevent Drilling that Could Harm Artwork”, Salt Lake Tribune, February 19, 2008

Cook-Romero, Elizabeth, “There Will Be Drilling – There May Not Be Art”, The New Mexican, February 22 -28, 2008

Blain, Françoise Aline, “Spiral Jetty in Danger”, Beaux Arts Magazine, March 2008

Spector, Buzz, “Jury Statement in New Glass Review”, The Corning Museum of Glass, March 2008

Brocvielle, Vincent, “Spiral Jetty”, Tetu, March 2, 2008

Januszczak, Waldemar, “Martian Museum of Terrestrial Art, Barbican”, Times Online, March 16, 2008 (online)

Tsuchiya, Seiichi, Land Art, Bijutsu Shuppansha, March 20, 2008

Geijutsu Shincho, Shinchosha Co., Ltd., March 25, 2008

Johnson, Kirk, “Plans to Mix Oil Drilling and Art Clash in Utah”, New York Times, March 27, 2008

“Spiral Jetty”, Radar Magazine, April 2008

Faure, Fabien, “Ma réponse a Kyoto – Richard Serra”, Fage Editions, April 2008

Picard, Charmaine, “Over $1M Needed to Keep Developers Away from the Lightning Field,” The Art Newspaper, Issue 190, April 8, 2008

“Report: Oil Drilling Planned Near ‘Spiral Jetty’ in Great Salt Lake”, USA Today, April 15, 2008

Speckman, Stephen, “Governor Examines Proposal to Drill for Oil Near ‘Jetty’”, Deseret News, April 15, 2008

“Huntsman Faces Great Salt Lake Issues”, Daily Herald, April 16, 2008

“Spiral Jetty Threatened by Oil Project”, United Press International, April 20, 2008

Terranova, Charissa N., “Early Video Art at UD’s Haggerty Gallery”, The Dallas Morning News, April 23, 2008

Kastner, Jeffrey, “Entropy and the New Monument”, Artforum, April 2008

Hindry, Ann, “Richard Serra: Monumenta”, Beaux Arts Magazine, May 2008

Vanderbilt, Tom, “Earth Makers”, New York Times, July 27, 2008

“Permit for Oil Drilling Near Spiral Jetty Denied”, Artinfo, August 15, 2008 (online)

Tar Magazine, October 2008

Ure-Smith, Jane, “Art Wonder of the World in Utah, USA”, Times Online, December 7, 2008

Plath, Nils, “Robert Smithson’s Pursuit: Mapping Some Traces of Remnants” in Art and Cartography, 2009

Kwinter, Sanford, “Olafur Eliasson’s Weather Project”, Harvard Design Magazine, Fall 2008 / Winter 2009, #29

Luke, Ben, “The Last Word: Mark Dion on Robert Smithson”, Art World, February/March 2009

Dryansky, Larisa, “Anri Sala”, 20/27, February 25, 2009

Schwartz, Wylie, “Art of the Earth”, The Ithaca Times, February 25, 2009

Kingery-Page, Katie, “The Post-Modern Analytique,” Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture, 2009

Bonham-Carter, Charlotte, Roland Nr. 2, Institute of Contemporary Art, London, 2009

Boren, Ray, “Spiral Jetty: Of Salt and Earth”, Deseret News, August 15, 2009

Bevan, Sheelagh, “Artists & Photographs”, Journal of Artist’s Books, Fall 2009

Le Feuvre, Lisa, “If at First You Don’t Succeed, Celebrate”, Tate etc., Issue 18, January 2010

Dryanski, Larisa, “La carte crystalline: cartes et cristaux dans l’ouevre de Robert Smithson”, Cahiers du MANM #10, Winter 2009 – 2010, Centre Pompidou Journal,

Rexer, Lyle, “The Multiplication of Being, or a Reflective Abyss?”, Tate etc., Issue 19, May 2010

Bear, Liz and Christophe Cherix, “Avalanche is Back”, Art Mag, May 18, 2010

Grant, Dr. Catherine, “The Performance Space of the Photograph: From ‘The Anti Photographers’ to ‘The Directorial Mode’, Rebus, June 2010

Carroll, Colleen, “Scale in Art”, Acts and Activities Magazine, November 2010

Sand, Monica, “Mirror Travel in the Outskirts of Stockholm, in homage to Robert Smithson’s Incidents of Mirror Travel in the Yucatan, 1969”, Paletten Art Magazine, June 2010

Evans, Thomas M., “A Work About the Perceptual Process Itself, Taking Place Simultaneously as an External Phenomenon and Inside the Brain”, OBJECT 13, 2010

Neely, Evan, "Henry David Thoreau and American Postwar Art," Concord Saunterer 19, 2011, 125-160

Peabody, Rebecca, “Anglo-American Exchange in Postwar Sculpture”, Getty Publications, Spring 2011

Eggebeen, Janna, “Dallas-Fort Airport”, Public Art Dialogue, January 2011

Dikeakos, Christos, Picture Start, Laughing Mountain Communications, Vancouver, B.C. (TV)

Moon, So-young, “Environmental Art that Does More than Alter Nature”, Korea JooAng Daily, February 11, 2011

Dyer, Geoff, “Poles Apart: Notes from a Pilgrimage”, The New Yorker, April 18, 2011

“Film Broken Circle toch a fgerond”, Metropolism, May 25, 2011

“Filmopnames bij Broken Circle”, De Zuidenvelder, June 7, 2008

“Gezocht: foto’s vande Gebroken Cirkel”, Zuid Oosthoeken, June 28, 2011

Warchol, Glen, “New foundation files for Spiral Jetty land lease”, The Salt Lake Tribune, July 8, 2011 (online)

Barclay, André, “Save Spiral Jetty”, The Salt Lake Tribune, July 13, 2011

Grinberg, Emanuella, “How the drugs of the 60s changed art”, CNN, July 15, 2011 (online)

Warchol, Glen, “Utah, New York officials to meet on future of Spiral Jetty”, The Salt Lake Tribune, July 21, 2011

Kwak, Marieke, “Gebroken Cirkel ga at geld kosten”, DVNH, August 26, 2011

Smagghe, Laurene, Landart, Debrouil Arts, Publications BLD Inc., Montreal, Canada

Shannon, Joshua, “The American Desert, 1970: Providing Grounds at the End of Modernism”, Raritan: A Quarterly Review, 2011

Reynolds, Rebecca Lee, “From Green Cube to Site-Specific Space: Modes of Viewing at American Sculpture Parks”, Public Art Dialogue, September 2011

Smallenburg, Sandra, “Drentse zandput is al veertig jaar kunst”, NRC, September 1, 2011

Pontzen, Rutger, “Veertig jaar geleden streek Amerika’s bekendste Land Art kunstenaar Robert Smithson neer in Drente, nabij het zandafgravingsbedrijf van de familie de Boer”, de Volkskrant, September 16, 2011

Slifkin, Robert, “The Tragic Image: Action Painting Reconfigured”, Oxford Art Journal, Vol. 34, no. 2, 2011, p.227-246

McClean-Ferris, Laura, “Camulodunum, Firstsite, Colchester”, The Independent, October 21, 2011 (online)

Marijnissen, Hans, “Na veertig jaar is de Emmer’ cirkel gesloten”, Troulo, October 25, 2011

“Itinerary: Robert Smithson: The Ultraperiferic”, Sculpture, November 2011

Rijstenbil, Emmy, “Broken Circle/Spiral Hill Ongoing”, Tubelight, November/December 2011

Murg, Stephanie, “Art Talk: Say it With Sunflowers”, Artnews, December 2011

Dwan, Virginia, “Back Story: From the Rooftops”, Art in America, December 2011

“Broken Circle / Spiral Hill in volle glorie hersteld”, Beelden Magazine, December 2011

Latronico, Vincenzo, "Tip of the Tongue/Auf der Zunge liegend," Frieze, Issue 4, Spring 2012

Cooke, Erica and Stoilas, Helen, “Shared future of the Spiral Jetty”, The Art Newspaper, February 2012

Micucci, Dana, “Uncommon Ground”, Art and Antiques, April 2012, p.76-83

Hall, Janis, “Moving Heaven and Earth”, Financial Times, May 19, 2012

Holt, Nancy, “Notes on an Ancient Island”, Tate etc., Issue 25, Summer 2012, p.97-103

Nagel, Alexander, “Art Out of Time”, Artforum, October 2012, p.232-239

Vazquez, Edward, “Fred Sandback’s Perspectives”, Art Journal (Fall 2012) (images: Pointless Vanishing Point, Leaning Strata, Untitled)

Mammi, Lorenzo, “Cameras e Espelhos: Sobre Hotel Palenque (1969-72),” Zum 2, 2012

Cembalest, Robin, "Smithson Trumps Snooki: New Jersey is State of the Art," ARTnews, January 24, 2013

"Theories of Forgetting: A Novel After Robert Smithson," The American Academy in Berlin, 2013 (online)

Rosenau, Mirja, "Milestones," ART, May, 2013 (Spiral Jetty)

Fagerstrom, Linda, “Ecological Art,” 10 Tal, May 10, 2013

Shefer, Olivier, DITS 18, May 2013

Rapp, Alan, “Everywhere But the White Cube: Robert Smithson’s Spatial Effects,” Modern Painters, July/August 2013

Reynolds, Ann, “Unchartered Territories,” Kerb 21 Journal of Landscape Architecture, 2013

Blacksell, Ruth, “From Looking to Reading: Text-Base d Conceptual Art and Typographic Discourse,” DesignIssues: Vol 29, Number 2, Spring 2013

Desnos, Ariane, “L’Art Prehistorique D’au Jourd’Hui…” Dada, no. 107

Smith, Allan, “Entropic Steps: Rocks, Ruin and Increase in Ruskin, Smithson and Kirkeby”, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art, Institute of Modern Art and Art Association of Australia and New Zealand, Vol. 12

Reynolds, Ann, “Adaptive morphology,” Kerb: Journal of Landscape Architecture, no. 21, July, 2013: 80-85

Rosenberg, Karen, “Seeing New Jersey as a State of Inspiration: ‘New Jersey as Non-Site’ at Princeton University Art Museum,” The New York Times, December 5, 2013

Macel, Christine, “Robert Smithson ‘Spiral Jetty,’” Monopol, December 2013

“Robert Smithson in Texas,” Phaidon,

“Dallas Museum of Art Presents Robert Smithson in Texas,” Dallas Art News, November 21, 2013,

Dryansky, Larisa, “Paleofuturisme: Robert Smithson entre prehistoire et posthistoire,” Les Cahiers du Mnam #126, Winter 2014


Brettell, Rick, “Review: A small exhibition of Robert Smithson’s immense art at the DMA,” The Dallas Morning News, January 18, 2014

Bischoff, Dan, “Incubator of inspiration: Exhibit shows N.J. was catalyst for breakthroughs in many forms of art,” The Star Ledger, October 13, 2013

Nickas, Bob, “Age of Incidents: Bob Nickas on the September 1969 Issue of Artforum,” Artforum, November 2013, 147-8

Lindquist, Greg, “REVIEW: ‘New Jersey as Non-Site’ at Princeton University Art Museum,” Blouin Artinfo, January 3, 2014.

“Robert Smithson,” in “Ad Reinhardt: Centennial 1913—2013,” The Brooklyn Rail, December 2013/January 2014

“Floating Farms,” Modern Farmer, Spring 2014

Bischoff, Dan, “’Non-sites’ show state’s landscape in its barest forms,” The Star Ledger, March 2, 2014

Schwendener, Martha, “New Jersey Images, Unbound by Galleries: A Review of ‘Robert Smithson’s New Jersey’ at the Montclair Art Museum,” The New York Times, March 7, 2014

Belchior, Camila, “Sem Fronteiras,” Bamboo 33, March 2014

Menard, Andrew, “Robert Smithson's Toxic Tour of Passaic, New Jersey,” Journal of American Studies, April 2014

Green, Tyler, “Taking Flight: Revisiting Robert Smithson’s unrealized airport plan,” Modern Painters, April 2014

Gopnik, Blake, “Daily Pic: Robert Smithson, Nancy Holt and the Limits of Vision,” Blouin Artinfo, June 13, 2014

Loe, Hikmet Sidney, “Hotel Palenque,” Mapping SLC, Spring 2014

Sullivan, Robert, “The Source of Robert Smithson’s Spiral,” The New Yorker, June 19, 2014

Youngquist, Paul, et al., "Secure Sites," English Language Notes, Boulder, Colorado: University of Colorado at Boulder,Vol. 54, No. 2, Spring/Summer 2016

Eigen, Edward, "Grounded Visionaries," Harvard Design Magazine, No. 42, Spring/Summer 2016


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