Land art and site specific sculpture - land art uses the environment and its scale as its material. Concrete art is expressed in material itself with which the artist introduces her non-representational objective. Public art can be viewed and accessed by observers.
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URBAN LAND ART

If Land Art has everything to do with the land and the natural setting, why do we get to see land art which is called "urban land art"? Don't the words "land" and "urban" contradict each other? Yes they do! But that is just the thing which makes it interesting for me to put my finger on that particular discrepancy.

In some cases my urban land art brings an element of the natural situation of the original land back into the urban setting in which practically every remnant of the original landscape has been eradicated.

Urban Land Art - the Pieter Janszoon Saenredam Project.
photo©Jos Wesdijk

The above urban land art project, I have reintroduced the historical situation of the wetlands which covered this area in Holland hundreds of years ago. My contribution was to reorder the natural materials. In doing so I used the reasoning which goes into the planning of the urban space.

Read more about my views on urban land art.

You can read about urban land art on the following pages in this site:

URBAN LAND ART in Ede, The Netherlands. An Urban Land Art project in Ede, The Netherlands- Swamp Cypress trees, earth, water and concrete ...

LAND ART PROJECTS, ENVIRONMENTAL SCULPTURE and LANDSCAPE ...
The above descriptions are about environmental art in the landscape and in urban environments. Some can be classified as land art, while others are actually ...

Walls in land art and urban land art ...

Landscapes and urban open spaces belong to us all, and landscape projects are works of art that can be experienced by everyone, every day. When land art ...

A satellite image of an urban land Art project in Ede Holland. urban oasis - 1989/1993 - environment with swamp cypresses and retaining walls, center De ...

Urban land art photographed by the satellite ...

land art project Urban Oasis. LAND ART in Ede - autumn swamp cypress trees, water, concrete and color. The land art project in Ede - urban oasis - was ...

Land Art trouve - Roeselare Round in Belgium - White Willow (salix alba ...

The Roeselare willow circle calls to mind the small Urban Land Art project in the garden of the Dordrecht Municipal Museum - pollarded circle in 1972 ...

Hazerswoude Dorp Netherlands - an urban environment ...

my first environmental sculpture project, a garden at the Dordrecht D.S.W. plant ...

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LAND ART - Site specific public environmental sculpture in Ede in ...

LAND ART light performance Pyhä Tunturi, Lapland, Finland ...

urban oasis - 1989/1993 - environment with swamp cypresses and retaining walls, ...

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LAND ART - A site specific public environmental sculpture in the ...

LAND ART light performance Pyhä Tunturi, Lapland, Finland ...

project on the contours of the urban space, which project like peninsulas into the landscape. ...
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LAND ART - Pieter Janszoon Saenredam Project - Site specific with ...

Land Art in the urban area saenredam island sculpture - sculptures and site specific sculpture by the Finnish / Dutch sculptor Lucien den Arend.
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Lappeenranta Land Art, Finland - public sculpture and the site ...

LAND ART light performance Pyhä Tunturi, Lapland, Finland ...

impressionistic circumstantial demarcation, urban oasis--2008 - willows (Salix Alba or ...

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scale models and maquettes - the life and work of sculptor Lucien ...

maquette|model of land art in Lelystad Flevo polder Netherlands ...

You can regularly see representations of urban settings, buildings or architectural ...

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LAND ART - Site specific public environmental sculpture in Ede in ...

LAND ART light performance Pyhä Tunturi, Lapland, Finland ...

urban oasis - 1989/1993 - environment with swamp cypresses and retaining walls, center De ...

www.denarend.com/cities/ede/02.htm
trees | forests: impressionistic circumstantial demarcation, urban ...

LAND ART light performance Pyhä Tunturi, Lapland, Finland ...

trees | forests. impressionistic circumstantial demarcation, urban oasis ...
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encounters - meetings with Henry Moore, Donald Judd, Truus ...

LAND ART light performance Pyh ä Tunturi, Lapland, Finland ... delegates of the network of professionals concerned with the quality of the urban and natural ...

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01 urban oasis - landscapes and sculptures by Lucien den Arend ...

LAND ART light performance Pyhä Tunturi, Lapland, Finland ... urban oasis - 1989|1993 - environment with swamp cypresses and retaining walls, ...

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A site specific environment was the wish of the arts committee of ...

... and land art. Site specific sculpture and land art as public sculpture ... urban oasis - Bald Cypress trees and concrete walls in Ede, The Netherlands ...

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TEXTS - sculptures - sculpture - art - site specific and public ...

LAND ART light performance Pyhä Tunturi, Lapland, Finland ... tower project; trajectory for Rembrandt _ three trees; triangle; urban oasis; Veera; victory ...

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Ede's urban oasis is in De Rietkampen. Site specific sculptures ...

LAND ART light performance Pyhä Tunturi, Lapland, Finland ... the trees in the water - urban oasis - 1989/1993 - environment with swamp cypresses and ...

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POAM sculpture park - art - sculptures - public and site specific ...

LAND ART light performance Pyhä Tunturi, Lapland, Finland ...

his forty year career in Holland, the sculptor lived in- and worked for the urban space. ...

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site specific art and public sculpture
LAND ART light performance Pyhä Tunturi, Lapland, Finland ...

urban oasis - site specific environment ... site specific art - pollard willow sculpture ...

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site specific sculptures
Site specific art relates to the urban space or natural setting in which it is placed ...

Land Art in 'De Volgerlanden', H. I. Ambacht, The Netherlands. ...

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road specific sculpture projects - realised site specific art ...

These small images of environmental sculptures, land art projects and site ...

sculpture and landscape design - installations and projects urban oasis ...

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press photographs - sculptures - sculpture - art - site specific ...

LAND ART light performance Pyhä Tunturi, Lapland, Finland ...

heeft in april 2008 een artikel over mijn omgevingskunstwerk urban oasis gepubliceerd ...

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ENVIRONMENTAL ART - Site specific public sculpture with pollard ...

LAND ART light performance Pyhä Tunturi, Lapland, Finland ... 2008 - impressionistic circumstantial demarcation, urban oasis - 37x37 steps ...

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sculpture exhibitions by the Finnish | Dutch sculptor Lucien den Arend
LAND ART light performance Pyhä Tunturi, Lapland, Finland ...

site specific art is not by definition in the public domain - in the sense of the urban space. ...

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environmental-art and sculpture by the sculptor Lucien den Arend
LAND ART light performance Pyhä Tunturi, Lapland, Finland ...

bricks and other elements from of which the urban environment had been constructed for decades ...
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A site specific environment was the wish of the arts committee of ...

LAND ART light performance Pyhä Tunturi, Lapland, Finland ...

the bald cypress line - urban oasis - 1989/1993 - environment with swamp cypresses and ...

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Barendrecht public sculpture and the site specific sculptures by ...

In the years after the Land Art Project was realized, the remaining fields ...

Landscapes and urban open spaces belong to us all, and landscape projects are ...

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BLOG Lucien's weblog on art, artists, other people, love, hate and ...

LAND ART light performance Pyhä Tunturi, Lapland, Finland ...

to upgrade them - shifting their former industrial function to an urban and recreational one. ...

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A site specific public concrete sculpture on a roundabout in the ...

LAND ART light performance Pyhä Tunturi, Lapland, Finland ...

Landscapes and urban open spaces belong to us all, and landscape projects are works of art ...
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The red wall has a strong presence. Site specific sculptures and ...

LAND ART light performance Pyhä Tunturi, Lapland, Finland ... the reeds - urban oasis - 1989/1993 - environment with swamp cypresses and retaining walls, ...

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Site specific art makes use of natural evolution and growth. Site ...

LAND ART light performance Pyhä Tunturi, Lapland, Finland ...

the red wall and the wall of bald cypress trees - urban oasis - 1989/1993 - environment with ...

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sculpture and sculptors' symposiums, exhibitions, applications ...

LAND ART light performance Pyhä Tunturi, Lapland, Finland ...

installed in parks and urban areas in cities such as San Paulo- Brazil, San Diego- California, ...

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a Taxodium Distichum - urban oasis - 1989/1993 - environment with swamp cypresses and ...
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Because I had based my land art project on the presence of this pylon, ...

to evoke the feeling of the urban environment between the facades of buildings. ...

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The red wall and the array of swamp cypress trees. Site specific ...

LAND ART light performance Pyhä Tunturi, Lapland, Finland ...

temporary islands - urban oasis - 1989/1993 - environment with swamp cypresses and retaining ...

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ENVIRONMENTAL ART - Site specific public sculpture with pollard ...

LAND ART light performance Pyhä Tunturi, Lapland, Finland ...

meters from the location one finds himself in the middle of Lappeenranta's urban environment. ...

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The quay became exactly as I had planned it. Site specific ...

a peaceful place which is removed from the urban turmoil, where one can disengage for a moment ...

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proposals for sculptures, environments and landscape projects - by ...

LAND ART light performance Pyhä Tunturi, Lapland, Finland ...

oasis, an urban environment for Hazerswoude-Dorp Holland ...
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architectural works - the life and work of sculptor Lucien den Arend/a>
LAND ART light performance Pyhä Tunturi, Lapland, Finland ...

Zwijndrecht-Hendrik Ido Ambacht - Volgerlanden Walburg - site specific sculptures - land art - ...

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At the end of the red wall are steps leading back up to street ...


LAND ART light performance Pyhä Tunturi, Lapland, Finland ...

the Ashlar (blue stone) stairs - urban oasis - 1989/1993 - environment with swamp cypresses ...

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The balcony offers an alternative route as well as a different ...

LAND ART light performance Pyhä Tunturi, Lapland, Finland ...

the cantilever - urban oasis - 1989/1993 - environment with swamp cypresses and retaining ...

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Suvanto Puisto Kajaani - a park in Finland as a exemplary urban land art ...

shore - a strong urban design distinguishes it from the natural elements which are omnipresent ...

sculpture seems to have been freed - a transformation from urban sculpture to a landmark. ...

www.denarend.com/cities/papendrecht/steel_sculpture/05.htm
Lappeenranta - kantri ja urbaani - publications of environmental ...

circumstantial demarcation, urban oasis. "Lucien den Arend kertoo suomalaisten ...

my definitions of terminology around land art


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