I am for an art that takes into account the direct effect of the elements as they exist from day to day apart from representation.
Quote by Robert Smithson
Robert Smithson Quotes
Questions about form seem as hopelessly inadequate as questions about content.
An emotion is suggested and demolished in one glance by certain words.
Museums are tombs, and it looks like everything is turning into a museum.
Nature is never finished.
The scenic ideals that surround even our national parks are carriers of a nostalgia for...
Instead of causing us to remember the past like the old monuments, the new monuments...
Visiting a museum is a matter of going from void to void.
Nature does not proceed in a straight line, it is rather a sprawling development.
Art history is less explosive than the rest of history, so it sinks faster into...
Art's development should be dialectical and not metaphysical.
Abstraction is everybody's zero but nobody's nought.
Language should be an ever developing procedure and not an isolated occurrence.
The museums and parks are graveyards above the ground- congealed memories of the past that...
A work of art when placed in a gallery loses its charge, and becomes a...
Cultural confinement takes place when a curator imposes his own limits on an art exhibition,...
Artists are expected to fit into fraudulent categories.
History is a facsimile of events held together by finally biographical information.
History is representational, while time is abstract; both of these artifices may be found in...
A vacant white room with lights is still a submission to the neutral. Works of...
Language operates between literal and metaphorical signification.