One of the most versatile American artists, Robert Morris creates works that range from Neo-Expressionist paintings to Minimalist sculptures to Earth art. Further, he has explored dance and performance in his quest to examine the relationship between viewer and object. By inhabiting different genres,
Smithson is best known for his large-scale earthworks -- including "Spiral Jetty" (located in the Great Salt Lake, Utah), "Broken Circle," and "Spiral Hill" (both in a Holland quarry) -- in which he reshapes landscapes in a way that recalls both the forces of nature and ancient archeological sites.
Christo (born Javashev Christo) is best known for producing enormous packaging projects: he wraps parks, buildings, and entire outdoor landscapes. Christo has collaborated with his wife, Jean-Claude for over 40 years on these projects. The two earn the huge amounts of money required to execute their
Evincing probably the most machismo of the macho male Minimalist sculptors, Richard Serra defines the very meaning of power and control -- tackling tonnages of sheets of steel into gentle submission. One does not merely contemplate his 1997-98 "Torqued Ellipses," one is consumed by it, traversing and