Douglas Huebler Site Sculpture Project, Windham College Pentagon, Putney, Vermont 1968

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Artist
Douglas Huebler 1924–1997
Title
Site Sculpture Project, Windham College Pentagon, Putney, Vermont
Date 1968
Medium 2 maps, 5 photographs and typescript on board
Dimensions Frame: 625 x 1282 x 31 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by Mr and Mrs Joshua A. Gollin through the American Federation of Arts 1973
Reference
T01823

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Huebler's site sculptures explore ideas of location, documented through photography, maps and text. He only spent a day at Windham College in Vermont. Using a map, he drew a pentagon with the campus as its centre and then proceeded to collect earth from the locations that correspond to its five points. Mixed with resin, the samples were shown at Windham College with documentary materials. After the exhibition, they were reburied on campus.

August 2004

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