Book Huggers September 2013 Selection "LAND AND ENVIRONMENTAL ART"/1998 is part a series of books published by Phaidon Press dedicated to examine post-war art. The book documents the genesis of the 1960's and 1970's Land Art phenomenon and its complex legacies, through to contemporary and environmental-based art. It includes a survey text by cultural critic and curator Brian Wallis discussing issues defining Land and Environmental Art within a broader art historical context by tracing its aesthetic, conceptual and socio-political meanings and manifestation
Editor Jeffrey Kastner compiled an archive of statements by all of the featured artists alongside related texts by art historians, critics, philosophers and cultural theorists with over 250 works of art, spanning a period of five decades.
These works and documents are structured chronologically within a series of themes that define prevailing tendencies within Land and Environmental Art: