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Mary Miss

 (born 1944)
Mary Miss is active/lives in New York.  Mary Miss is known for environmental installation, earthworks.

Biography   Mary Miss


Synthesizing sculpture, architecture and landscaping, Mary Miss is considered a pioneering figure in Earthworks* or Land Art, and the ascendancy of her reputation from the 1970s coincided with the feminist* art movement.  Of her career as a female sculptor and Land Artist, she wrote:  "Haven't you noticed that much of the most important sculpture today is being done by women?  When I went to school in the sixties there were almost no women sculptors.  Monuments?  We are anti-monument; we want our work to be part of the land, to grow into it and enhance it--not to 'stick up' or dominate it." 

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