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."
Mary Miss was born in New York City, and during her childhood traveled extensively as her father was in the milit
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