Century with Mushroom Clouds: Project for the 20th Century, The

1996
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Art Type: 
Explosion Event
Dimensions: Dimensions variable
Medium: 
Gunpowder and cardboard tubes
Duration: Approximately 3 seconds each
Notes: Array ( [value] => Realized at various sites that include Nuclear Test Site, Nevada; at Michael Heizer’s Double Negative (1969–70), Mormon Mesa, Overton, Nevada; at Robert Smithson’s Spiral Jetty (1970) Salt Lake, Utah; and at various sites looking toward Manhattan, New York [format] => [safe_value] => Realized at various sites that include Nuclear Test Site, Nevada; at Michael Heizer’s Double Negative (1969–70), Mormon Mesa, Overton, Nevada; at Robert Smithson’s Spiral Jetty (1970) Salt Lake, Utah; and at various sites looking toward Manhattan, New York ) Realized at various sites that include Nuclear Test Site, Nevada; at Michael Heizer’s Double Negative (1969–70), Mormon Mesa, Overton, Nevada; at Robert Smithson’s Spiral Jetty (1970) Salt Lake, Utah; and at various sites looking toward Manhattan, New York
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    Cai Guo-Qiang and his series The Century with Mushroom Clouds: Project for the 20th Century, realized at Nevada Test Site February 13, 1996. 

    Photo by Hiro Ihara, courtesy Cai Studio
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    Cai Guo-Qiang and his series The Century with Mushroom Clouds: Project for the 20th Century, realized at the site of Michael Heizer’s Double Negative, February 14, 1996. 

    Photo by Hiro Ihara, courtesy Cai Studio
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    Cai Guo-Qiang looking towards Manhattan, and his series The Century with Mushroom Clouds: Project for the 20th Century, realized near Manhattan, New York City, April 20, 1996.

    Photo by Hiro Ihara, courtesy Cai Studio
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    Cai Guo-Qiang and his series The Century with Mushroom Clouds: Project for the 20th Century, realized at sites looking towards Manhattan, New York City, April 20, 1996. 

    Photo by Hiro Ihara, courtesy Cai Studio
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    Cai Guo-Qiang and his series The Century with Mushroom Clouds: Project for the 20th Century, realized at sites looking towards Manhattan, New York City, April 20, 1996. 

    Photo by Hiro Ihara, courtesy Cai Studio
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    Cai Guo-Qiang and his series The Century with Mushroom Clouds: Project for the 20th Century, realized at sites looking towards Manhattan, New York City, April 21, 1996. 

    Photo by Hiro Ihara, courtesy Cai Studio
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    Cai Guo-Qiang and his series The Century with Mushroom Clouds: Project for the 20th Century, realized at Nevada Test Site, February 13, 1996. 

    Photo by Hiro Ihara, courtesy Cai Studio
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    Cai Guo-Qiang and his series The Century with Mushroom Clouds: Project for the 20th Century, realized at the site of Robert Smithson’s Spiral Jetty, February 15, 1996. 

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