Lisa le Feuvre

Lisa Le Feuvre at Spiral Jetty by Robert Smithson

Lisa Le Feuvre is a curator, writer, and editor. She is inaugural Executive Director of Holt/Smithson Foundation, an artist-endowed foundation dedicated to the creative legacies of artists Nancy Holt (1938-2014) and Robert Smithson (1938-73).  Between 2010 and 2017 Le Feuvre was Head of Sculpture Studies at the Henry Moore Institute, a part of the Henry Moore Foundation. She led a program of education, research, publications and exhibitions, and the development of the Leeds sculpture and collection archive. Previously Le Feuvre taught on the post-graduate Curatorial Program at Goldsmiths College, led the contemporary art program at the National Maritime Museum and was Course Director of the post-graduate program in Arts Policy and Management at Birkbeck College, University of London.  She has sat on various juries including Sculpture Dublin (2021), Arnaldo Pomodoro Foundation Prize (2019),the Turner Prize (2018), Hepworth Prize for Sculpture (2016), British representation at the Venice Biennale (2015), and co-curated the quinquennial exhibition British Art Show 7: In the Days of the Comet (2009-10).

In this interview she discusses the Robert Smithson exhibition at Marian Goodman Gallery in NYC, Abstract Cartography, June 24th – August 20th, 2021.

Nancy Holt and Robert Smithson, Mono Lake (still) (1968/2004) 8 mm film and Instamatic slides Color, sound; 19 minutes, 54 seconds © Holt/Smithson Foundation, Licensed by VAGA at ARS, New York Distributed by Electronic Arts Intermix Courtesy Holt/Smithson Foundation and Marian Goodman Gallery
Robert Smithson Dallas-Fort Worth Regional Airport Layout Plan: Wandering Earth Mounds and Gravel Paths, 1966 Pencil and crayon on map 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm) Courtesy Holt/Smithson Foundation and Marian Goodman Gallery ©Holt/Smithson Foundation, Licensed by VAGA at ARS, New York Photo credit: Alex Yudzon
Robert Smithson SNAP SHOT NOTES Pertaining to “Double Nonsite” California + Nevada near Baker Cinder Cones Rock Collected at site (LAVA) and “Death Valley Nonsite” Rock Collected at Site (Chalk), 1968 Black and white gelatin silver contact prints, felt tip marker on paper 20 x 8 in. (50.8 x 20.3 cm) Courtesy Holt/Smithson Foundation and Marian Goodman Gallery ©Holt/Smithson Foundation, Licensed by VAGA at ARS, New York Photo credit: Alex Yudzon
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