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© AGNES DENES, COURTESY LESLIE TONKONOW ARTWORKS + PROJECTS © LITA ALBUQUERQUE. PHOTO: COURTESY OF THE ARTIST AND KOHN GALLERY, L.A. artists: Lita Albuquerque (born 1946); Alice Aycock (born 1946); Beverly Buchanan (1940–2015); Agnes Denes (born in Hungary, 1931); Maren Hassinger (born 1947); Nancy Holt (1938–2014); Patricia Johanson (born 1940); Ana Mendieta (born in Cuba, 1948–1985); Mary Miss (born 1944); Jody Pinto (born 1942); Michelle Stuart (born 1933); and Meg Webster (born 1944). On view is an assortment of sculpture and installation, as well as documentation and historic ephemera. The most recent work — Mary Miss' Stream Trace: Dallas Branch Crossing, which follows the path of a buried stream passing beneath the Nasher's garden — debuted along with the exhibit. Patricia Johanson's Fair Park Lagoon (1981-1986), located on the grounds of Dallas' Fair Park, is an official part of the exhibition as well, and visitors are invited to experience Land Art in the community, with tours offered in partnership with Fair Park First. When asked, Arnold agrees that we'll see more women and artists who represent diversity creating earth works in the future. "As 'Groundswell' shows, there is a rich history of different groups of people interacting art with the land and with the dire environmental problems we a r e l i v i n g t h r o u g h t o d a y, " s h e s a y s . " T h e s u b j e c t c o n t i n u e s t o resonate with emerging artists." From top: Martin Kane's Beverly Buchanan's Ruins and Rituals, installed in Macon, Georgia, 1979. Agnes Denes' Wheatfield — A Confrontation: Battery Park Landfill, Downtown Manhattan — with Statue of Liberty across the Hudson, 1982. (Continued from page 96) 98

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