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Michael Heizer | the artist



The artist Michael Heizer
Born 1944, Berkeley, California, USA.

Style and technique of the artist: Sculpture Objects, Land and Environmental, Photography, Painting,

Land Art.


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Michael Heizer was born in Berkeley, California, in 1944, the son of the anthropologist Robert Heizer. After briefly attending the San Francisco Art Institute in 1963–64, he moved to New York in 1966. In 1967 Heizer began creating large Earthworks, primarily in California and Nevada...

About the artist.

double negative is the world's only website devoted to the life and work of the artist Michael Heizer, one of the pioneers of a movement known as "land art" or "earth art."

North, South, East, West

A Neanderthal wandering around Chelsea might feel at home at Michael Heizer’s show — but then again, he might not. The forms in Mr. Heizer’s eight “stone sculptures” will seem familiar to him, as they are near-exact reproductions of Stone Age tools, a range of Paleolithic and Neolithic implements from disparate parts of the world...