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List of famous land art artists, with images, bios, and information about their notable works. All the greatest artists associated with the land art movement are included here, along with clickable names for more details on that particular painter or sculptor. These notable land art period artists are organized alphabetically, but you may sort this information by clicking any column. Every well-known or influential figure in this movement is listed below. Use this list to make one just like it, then re-rank it to fit your opinion. This list includes James Turrell, Richard Long and more. (21 items)
Andy Goldsworthy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Land Art Artists
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Andy Goldsworthy, OBE is a British sculptor, photographer and environmentalist producing site-specific sculpture and land art situated in natural and urban settings. He lives and works in Scotland. ...more

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Artworks: Roof, Faultline, Ice left by the tide/Stacked and frozen/Worked quickly before the tide, Wet feathers/Wrapped around a stone/Before the incoming tide Carrick

Birthplace: England, Cheshire

Associated periods or movements: Contemporary art, Land art

Nationality: United Kingdom, England

Art Forms: Sculpture

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Richard Long is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Land Art Artists
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Richard Long RA CBE is an English sculptor and one of the best known British land artists. Long is the only artist to be shortlisted for the Turner Prize four times. He was nominated in 1984, 1987, 1988 and he then won the award in 1989 for White Water Line. He currently lives and works in Bristol. ...more

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Artworks: Chalk Circle, White Water Line, Small White Pebble Circles, Red Walk Chalk Line, + more

Birthplace: Bristol, United Kingdom

Associated periods or movements: Contemporary art, Land art

Nationality: United Kingdom

Art Forms: Painting

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David Nash is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Land Art Artists
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David Nash, OBE RA is a British sculptor based in Blaenau Ffestiniog. Nash has worked worldwide with wood, trees and the natural environment. ...more

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Artworks: Nine Cracked Balls, Ash Dome, Rip Cut Column, Seventy One Steps Trunk and Butt, + more

Birthplace: Esher, United Kingdom

Associated periods or movements: Land art

Nationality: United Kingdom

Art Forms: Sculpture

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Robert Smithson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Land Art Artists
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Robert Smithson was an American artist famous for his use of photography in relation to sculpture and land art. ...more

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Artworks: Spiral Jetty, Nonsite (Essen Soil and Mirrors), Corner Mirror with Coral, Chalk-Mirror Displacement Mirror Stratum

Birthplace: Passaic, New Jersey, United States of America

Associated periods or movements: Land art

Nationality: United States of America

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James Turrell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Land Art Artists
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James Turrell is an American artist primarily concerned with light and space. Turrell was a MacArthur Fellow in 1984. Turrell is best known for his work in progress, Roden Crater, a natural cinder cone crater located outside Flagstaff, Arizona that he is turning into a massive naked-eye observatory. ...more

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Artworks: Untitled, Stuck Red/Stuck Blue, Nada, A Frontal Passage

Birthplace: Pasadena, California, United States of America

Associated periods or movements: Land art

Nationality: United States of America

Art Forms: Installation art

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Michael Heizer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Land Art Artists
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Michael Heizer is a contemporary artist specializing in large-scale sculptures and earth art. He currently lives and works in Hiko, Nevada. ...more

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Artworks: City, Double Negative

Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States of America

Associated periods or movements: Land art

Nationality: United States of America

Art Forms: Sculpture

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John Pfahl is an American photographer. ...more

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Artworks: Bagel Pile^! from the series Altered Landscapes, Big Dipper^! from the series Altered Landscapes

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Associated periods or movements: Land art

Nationality: United States of America

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Associated periods or movements: Land art

Nationality: Poland

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