Installation art, an aesthetic approach that uses space as one of its materials, dates back to the early twentieth century, but then it was a mere sidelight rather than the major art form it is today. Installation began to take off in the 1960s and 1970s, along with the rise of pop art, minimalism and conceptualism. That's when artists in Colorado first began to create homegrown installations. Off the top of my head, I can think of several from that era, including the late Bev Rosen, Jack Edwards and Chuck Parson, who dived in by creating room-sized (and even... More >>>
"Arcweight," by Patrick Marold, steel wire and hardware.