One can't view the art of Henry Darger without imagining a fantastic psychological profile. Some 15,145 legal-sized pages make up his 15-volume ars poetica, "The Story of the Vivian Girls, in what is known as The Realms of the Unreal, of the Glandeco-Angelinnean War Storm, caused by the Child Slav
"I always thought that if I managed to photograph somebody often enough, I could never lose them. My photographs are, however, the proof of how much I have lost."
When Nan Goldin began photographing drug addicts, poets, musicians, and the homosexual underground, she had no idea how much she was to
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.