Explore Land art icon Robert Smithson and his Utah masterpiece, Spiral Jetty (1970), with art historian Hikmet Loe on Wednesday, October 4, 7 pm, at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA).
The event begins with a brief talk and reading by Loe from her new book, The Spiral Jetty Encyclo: Exploring Robert Smithson’s Earthwork Through Time and Place (University of Utah Press, 2017), followed by a screening of Smithson’s short film Spiral Jetty. A Q&A, book signing, and light refreshments follow.
The event is part of the UMFA’s ARTLandish: Land Art, Landscape, and Environment series and the Utah Humanities Book Festival. It is free and open to the public.