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Walter De Maria

 (1935 - 2013)
Walter De Maria was active/lived in New York, California.  Walter De Maria is known for earthworks sculpture, conceptualism, minimalism.

Walter De Maria

Following is The New York Times obituary of the artist.

Walter De Maria, Artist on Grand Scale, Dies at 77
Published: July 26, 2013
Walter De Maria, a reclusive American sculptor whose multifaceted achievement and sly Dadaist humor helped give rise to earthworks, Conceptual Art and Minimal art, on an often monumental scale, died on Thursday in Los Angeles. He was 77 and lived in New York.

Mr. De Maria went to California two months ago to celebrate his mother's 100th birthday and had a stroke there a few days later. He had remained there for treatment. Elizabeth Childress, the director of his studio, said that he died in his sleep, perhaps of a second stroke.

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About  Walter De Maria

Born:  1935 - Albany, California
Died:   2013 - Los Angeles
Known for:  earthworks sculpture, conceptualism, minimalism