Categories: Art

8 of The Most Remarkable Landscape Arts Out There Today

As they say, an “earth” without “art” is just “eh”

Others may call it Earth art, while some describe it as Earthworks. Whatever term it may be called, these land arts definitely show man’s amazing ability to work with nature.

The environment and the artists attained stunning harmony in these unbelievable landscape arts. With earth as their canvas, these my friends, are their works of art.

1. Forest Guitar – Argentina

Source: Vaqif
A heartbroken farmer cultivated this astonishing guitar-shaped forest in honor of his late wife.

Source: MNN
2. The Green Cathedral – Netherlands

Source: Cheezburger
This one is an all natural imitation of the Cathedral of Notre Dame in France.

Source: Iamsterdam
It used 178 Lombardy poplar trees to mimic the size and shape of the French cathedral.

3. Spiral Jetty – USA

Source: Wikipedia
Located in the Great Salt Lake, Utah, this monumental land art is the masterpiece of enigmatic artist Robert Smithson.

4. Heart Shaped Meadow – UK

Source: LifeBuzz
Another heartwarming tribute to a departed wife, this secret work of art by farmer Winston Howes was virtually unknown until a balloonist saw it in 2012.

Source: LifeBuzz
5. Sky Garden Crater – Ireland

This gigantic earth and stone crater is the brainchild of the famous American artist James Turrell. Today, it is considered as one of the hidden gems of Ireland.

6. Broken Circle / Spiral Hill – Netherlands

Source: Thomas Dreher
Another fantastic work of art from Robert Smithson, this one is located in a sand quarry in Emmen, Netherlands.

It is Smithson’s only work outside of US.

Source: Free WeChat
7. Northala Fields – UK

This astonishing park consists of four stunningly beautiful humanmade hills, several fishing lakes and a vast field area.

Source: Wikipedia
It was recently awarded the Green Flag, a benchmark for well-maintained parks.

Source: Flickr/diamond geezer
8. Bunjil Geoglyph – Australia

A gigantic stone sculpture in the shape of a “Bunjil”, an indigenous creator spirit of the Aborigines.

The Australian natives believe that Bunjil created the land, animals, and the people as well.

As you can see, these land arts are not just about beauty or harmony with nature; it also offers us a reflection of the progression of time.

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