Robert Smithson (1938-1973)
(copyright owners please read: p.s. at the bottom of this post, thank you)
"Only appearances are fertile, they are gateways to the primordial. Every artist owes his existence to such mirages. The ponderous illusions of solidity, the non-existence of things, is what the artist takes for "materials".
- Robert Smithson
Portland / Oregons's
P.S. All texts by Smithson are taken from the volume: Robert Smithson, Slideworks. Carlo Fura 1997.Dear Copyright-Owner, If you don't want to see this photo in this context, please let me know and I will instantly remove it. Thank you !