How the Spiral Jetty Got in the Great Salt Lake

The Spiral Jetty by Robert Smithson. Photo by Karen Hess.

It sounds like a cocktail or a racehorse, or perhaps an ill-fated American remake of Chris Marker’s time-traveling French flick La Jetée, but the Spiral Jetty is one of the first monumental efforts in environmental art. Next April will mark the 50th anniversary of the Spiral Jetty, Robert Smithson’s elegant, enigmatic sculpture jutting like an…… Continue reading How the Spiral Jetty Got in the Great Salt Lake