Robert Smithson, Cambrian Map of Sulfur and Tar (1969) Crayon and marking pen on paper 17 × 14 in. (43.2 × 35.6 cm)
Group Exhibition

Robert Smithson - Dream Monuments, Drawing in the 1960s and 1970s The Menil Drawing Institute

Dream Monuments: Drawing in the 1960s and 1970s presents drawings that challenge the conventional idea of the monument as a permanent, grand, or commemorative form. The provisional character of drawing helped artists envision forms in improbable scales and for impossible conditions, radically transforming the monument to have a new set of sensibilities. Scaled to the size of the page but enormous in ambition, these works rethink history while rendering environments at turns as absurd, surreal, and subjective.

Robert Smithson's 1969 drawing, Cambrian Map of Sulfur and Tar, is included in the exhibition.

21 May - 19 September 2021

Join our list

Sign up to receive emails featuring the latest news and events.
We will process the personal data you have supplied in accordance with our privacy policy. You can unsubscribe or change your preferences at any time by clicking the link in any emails.

Your saved list

This list allows you to enquire about a group of works.
No items found
New York Paris London
Scroll to top