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Circles of Time
The concentric rings of different plant species mark the evolution of indigenous plant life from the modern day through ancient forests. Sonfist’s Land Art spans both ecological and chronological gaps providing a wholistic view of Tuscan natural history.
Location: Tuscany, Italy.
Material: Bronze, trees, natural earth, stone, indigenous vegetation
Size: 3 acres
The first Land Art creation of Alan Sonfist; this oasis of growth in the midst of the metropolis, placing the ancient indigenous plant species of New York in the modern landscape of the urban island. Conceived in 1965 the Time Landscape was among the first prominent art works in the Land Art movement and functions today as inspiration to create Natural urban landscapes.
Location: New York CityCommissioned by Department of Transportation
Size: 40 x 250 x 45 ft.