Refers to a work of art designed specifically for a particular location and that has an interrelationship with the location

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  • Doris Salcedo, 'Shibboleth I' 2007

    Doris Salcedo
    Shibboleth I 2007
    Pigment ink jet print on Hahnemhle Photo Rag paper
    image: 640 x 466 mm
    Presented by the artist, White Cube, London and Alexander and Bonin, New York 2008 Doris Salcedo

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  • Richard Long, 'Silence Circle Big Bend Texas' 1990

    Richard Long
    Silence Circle Big Bend Texas 1990
    Photograph and text on paper
    support: 830 x 1121 mm
    Purchased with assistance from the American Fund for the Tate Gallery, courtesy of Edwin C. Cohen and General Atlantic Partners 1991 Richard Long

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  • Adam Chodzko, 'Better Scenery' 1999

    Adam Chodzko
    Better Scenery 1999
    Colour photographs on paper
    support, each: 507 x 760 mm
    Purchased 2001 Adam Chodzko

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If removed from the location it would lose all or a substantial part of its meaning. Site-specific is often used of installation works, as in site-specific installation, and land art is site-specific almost by definition.