It occurs to me how amazing it is to be able to see artwork from this high above. Flickr has, via Yahoo, excellent satellite imagery for the area. Much better than google, in fact. Be sure to explore the area and related photos.
How does this relate to the Walker, other than the fact that we have Smithson’s work in our collection? The annual pumpkin carving contest is coming up, and I was perusing previous pumpkins. Phil Docken created a mash-up of the Spiral Jetty, a pumpkin, and the WAC:
…[Phil] Docken addresses the Walker’s recently completed expansion through land art, a combination of Spiral Jetty and the excavation of the Walker site.