The team from Modern Desert Markings took us behind the scenes of the exhibition. Artists who were commissioned to create new work in response to five historic Land Art sites in Southern Nevada discuss their site visits to the locations of these important artworks as well as their thoughts on Land Art and preservation.
A video of the symposium is available on our YouTube channel and can be viewed here.
Rayette Martin, executive director NVFCP
Katie Hoffman, curator Modern Desert Markings
Hikmet Sidney Loe, curator Modern Desert Markings
Poetry Reading: Ms. AyeVee
Visual Artists: Adriana Chavez, Emily Budd, Jen Urso, Keeva Lough, Marisa J. Futernick, Mark Brest van Kempen, Michael Dax Iacovone, nicholas b jacobsen, Paula Jacoby-Garrett, and Rachelle Reichert
Modern Desert Markings: An Homage to Las Vegas Area Land Art is on view at the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art from March 14 - July 8, 2023. Visit our webpage to learn more.
Photo by Rayette Martin of Artists, Museum Staff, and NVFCP looking onto Jean Dry Lake the location of 3 of the 5 historic Land Art Sites