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Below are biographies and analysis of the work of the artists central to the Post-Minimalism movement. Read more about the movement on the Post-Minimalism Overview page.

Post-Minimalism: 7 of 298 Total Artists
De Maria, Walter Biography, Art & Analysis

De Maria, Walter

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De Maria, Walter Famous Art

Walter de Maria is an American sculptor, composer, and multi-media artist. His works have been characterized as Minimalist, Installation, Land art, Neo-Dada, and Conceptualist. De Maria's best known work is The Lightning Field (1977), consisting of 400 lightning rods situated on a field in New Mexico.

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Hesse, Eva Biography, Art & Analysis

Hesse, Eva

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Hesse, Eva Famous Art

Eva Hesse was a major New York artist whose sculpture, assemblage, and installation brought issues of feminism and the body into Minimalism's formal vocabulary. She is heralded as one of the quintessential Post-Minimalist artists.

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Heizer, Michael Biography, Art & Analysis

Heizer, Michael

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Heizer, Michael Famous Art

Michael Heizer is an American artist who specializes in Land art installations and environments. Heizer's most celebrated pieces rely on the alteration but ultimate preservation of the natural landscape, such as Double Negative (1969), in which Heizer cut a 1500-foot long trench into a mesa in the Nevada desert.

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Lin, Maya Biography, Art & Analysis

Lin, Maya

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Maya Lin is a Chinese-American sculptor, landscape artist and installation artist. Lin grew to fame for designing the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C., a commission she won at the age of 21 and while still an undergraduate student. She went on to have a prominent career in public sculture and Land art.

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Long, Richard Biography, Art & Analysis

Long, Richard

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Long, Richard Famous Art

Much of Richard Long's work is considered a response to the natural environments he enters, incorporating mixed-media and various non-art elements such as landscape, rock, maps, and text.

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Serra, Richard Biography, Art & Analysis

Serra, Richard

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Serra, Richard Famous Art

Richard Serra is an American Process and Minimalist artist. His sculptures have ranged from hurled drips of molten lead to gigantic steel pieces installed in public places.

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Smithson, Robert Biography, Art & Analysis

Smithson, Robert

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Smithson, Robert Famous Art

Robert Smithson was an American artist best known for his innovations in Land and Earth Art. Smithson's large-scale projects employed earth and other natural resources to construct works that both manipulated and preserved the natural landscape. His most famous work is Spiral Jetty in Utah, constructed entirely from basalt, earth and salt.

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Post-Minimalism: 7 of 298 Total Artists



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