Environmental Art

Gola Hundun in front of his mural, photo by Diana Larrea

Gola Hundun

The art practice of Gola Hundun can be described as a spiritually and philosophically inclined strategy aimed to introduce possibilities of interspecies communication. His adornment of flora and fauna led him to construct peculiar narratives which are inseparable from his social and political beliefs. Allegorical and organic images that Hundun produces in...

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Christo and Jeanne-Claude - Photo of the artists, 1988 - Image via huffingtonpostcom

Christo and Jeanne-Claude

One of the most famous artistic duos emerging from the 20th century, Christo Vladimirov Javacheff and Jeanne-Claude Denat were a married couple who authored iconic environmental works of art. They are responsible for some of the most influential pieces of...

Andy Goldsworthy - profile

Andy Goldsworthy

Using the temporal materials as the reflection of the world we live in, Andy Goldsworthy collaborates with nature creating ephemeral works which remain immortalized only on photographs. Traveling around the world in a quest for perfect environment, he strives...

Marnie Bettridge

Marnie Bettridge is an American contemporary artist who uses natural materials to express a sense of bewilderment in her highly detailed site specific installations. She uses natural materials like jute, ceramics without chemical glaze, found land, dirt and...

Kathleen Vance

Kathleen Vance is an American environmental artist known for her Traveling Landscape, series of miniaturized living landscapes in travel-worn suitcases. Presented in partially opened cases, her works depict imagined scenes of nature often with running...

Michelle Stuart - photo by Ruth Fremson, NY Times

Michelle Stuart

Michelle Stuart is an American artist multidisciplinary artist best known for her sculpture and painting in Environmental art. Stuart Pioneering Organic Mediums in Art Michelle Stuart was born in Los Angeles, California in the 30s. She studied in Mexico,...

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Dennis Oppenheim

Dennis Oppenheim was an American conceptual artist, performance artist, earth artist, sculptor and photographer. He was born in small town Electric City, Washington state, in 1938. There was not much art about, but his mother encouraged his early aptitude....

Otto Piene

Otto Piene was a German painter, printmaker, environmental artist, and co-founder of the ZERO group. Born in 1928 in Laasphe, Westphalia, Piene attended the Hochschule für Bildenden Künste in Munich and the Staatliche Kunstakademie in Düsseldorf as an art...

Toni Spyra

Toni Spyra is a German artist who by modifying objects of everyday use wants to provoke a new point of view concerning the different ways of using everyday things. In an almost fun way Austrian based artist Toni Spyra gives the viewer a thought-provoking...