Walter De Maria
WALTER DE MARIA
13 Sided Open Polygon, 1984
Solid stainless steel
4 x 83 x 83 inches; ball: 3 3/4 inches diameter (10.2 x 210.8 x 210.8 cm; 9.5 cm diameter)
Photo by Matteo Piazza
Walter De Maria Bibliography (58 Kb)
Walter De Maria was born in California and lives and works in New York. He has exhibited his work throughout the world, most recently at the Chichu Art Museum, Naoshima, Japan (2000, 2004); Fondazione Prada, Milan (1999); and the Kunsthaus Zürich (1992, 1999). One Sun/34 Moons (2002), conceived by the artist in collaboration with architect Steven Holl, will open in June of 2007 at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City. Several of the artist's sculptural installations remain on continuous view: The New York Earth Room (1977) at 141 Wooster Street, New York; The Broken Kilometer at 393 West Broadway, New York; The Lightning Field (1977) in New Mexico (by appointment through the Dia Art Foundation); The Vertical Earth Kilometer (1977) in the Friedrichsplatz in Kassel, Germany.