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Walter De Maria. Early Life Born in Albany, California on October 1, 1935 Studied history and art at University of California, Berkeley Originally trained.

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1 Walter De Maria

2 Early Life Born in Albany, California on October 1, 1935 Studied history and art at University of California, Berkeley Originally trained as a painter but turned to sculpture and other media

3 Work Interest in task-oriented, gamelike projects that resulted in viewer-interactive sculptures Developed after seeing the work of La Monte Young and Simone Forti Boxes for Meaningless Work

4 New York Moved to new York in 1960 Early sculptures influenced by Dada and other art movements Eventually worked with other materials like stainless steel and aluminum

5 Installations Land art projects – The Lightning Field Urban works – Vertical Earth Kilometer – The Broken Kilometer

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8 Vertical Earth Kilometer

9 The Broken Kilometer

10 New York Earth Room

11 Interesting Facts Musician drummer in Primitives Artist and musician for The Druds

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