Land art or Earth art is an art movement which emerged in the United States in the late 1960s and early 1970s, in which landscape and the work of art are linked. It is also an art form that is created in nature, using natural materials such as Soil, Rock, boulders, stones, organic media (logs, branches, leaves, and water with introduced materials such as concrete, metal, asphalt, mineral pigments. Sculptures are not placed in the landscape, rather, the landscape is the means of their creation. Often earth moving equipment is involved.
His purpose is to produce plastic emotions in the spectator who
faces a landscape. The fundamental beginning of the Land Art is to alter, with
an artistic sense, the landscape, to produce the maximum of effects and
sensations to the observer.
It Tries to reflect the relation between the
man and the land, the environment and the world, expressing at the same time the
pain, for the environmental deterioration of the climate that exists nowadays.
The principal thing is the interstirrup-strap of the man - artist with the
-In fact, one of the
major distinctions between Land Art and most of the art one sees in the museum
is that Land Art is designed to evolve, change, and eventually decay. Some works
of art are quite ephemeral, persisting only for a few hours or days, while
others are deliberately exposed to erosion and wind so that they become
distorted over time.