Nancy Holt and Robert Smithson

Nancy Holt

American (Worcester, Massachusetts, 1938 - 2014, New York City, New York)

Robert Smithson

American (Passaic, New Jersey, 1938 - 1973, Amarillo, Texas)


video installation | 16mm film transferred to video, color, with sound, 6 min.
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  • Swamp

    Nancy Holt and Robert Smithson, Nancy Holt, Robert Smithson, Swamp, 1971; 16mm film transferred to video, color, with sound, 6 min., dimensions variable; Collection SFMOMA, Camille W. and William S. Broadbent Fund purchase;

Dimensions variable
Acquired 2007
Collection SFMOMA
Camille W. and William S. Broadbent Fund purchase


landscapes, swamps, New Jersey, land art, plants, reeds, relationships, narration, directions

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