Troublemakers: The Story of Land Art

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Kristian

Wow. I loved this. I was already familiar with the artists and their work, but getting a more detailed picture about their interactions and the timelines of who did what when was wonderful. Expertly put together; good information; seems to make the origins of this movement clear and ...Read more

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James Crump

The artists featured in Troublemakers are relevant more than ever today. With so many of the key players now deceased, the film is a fitting tribute to these artists and their sense of risk-taking, adventure and audacity in creating improbable works, some meant to last forever.

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Anonymous

excellent work - I want to share this video from within Michael Heizer's 'Double Negative' https://vimeo.com/zaima

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