Robert Smithson, The Spiral Jetty, 1970

Images of Robert Smithson, The Spiral Jetty

This is an aerial view of a spiral landmass in a shimmering body of water.
  1. Long This is an aerial view of a spiral landmass. It is in a large, pink body of water that is shimmering in the sun. The water appears to be shallow, and you can see just below the surface.
Robert Smithson, American, 1938–1973
The Spiral Jetty, 1970
16mm color film
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Gift of Muriel K. Newman, 1978.40
Photo © MCA Chicago