As Earth Week comes to a close, take a stroll through the Smithsonian’s Enid A. Haupt Garden and enjoy some of the land-art installations that are part of the important exhibition Earth Matters: Land as Material and Metaphor in the Arts of Africa, now on view in and around the National Museum of African Art. (All photographs by Eric Long)
“Ala” by El Anatsui (b.1944, Ghana), site-specific installation
“Land Reform” by Strijdom van der Merwe (b. 1961, South Africa), site-specific installation
A school group enjoys a tour given by horticulturist Graham Davis and Smithsonian EdLab.
“Hunger” by Ghada Amer (b. 1963, Egypt), site-specific installation
Aerial view of the National Museum of African Art with “Ala” in the foreground
Aerial view of the Moon Garden and “Hunger” near the Freer Gallery of Art.
Posted: 26 April 2013