Neste capítulo da obra “Areias Brancas” de Geoff Dyer o autor falar da sua experiência em Quemado, Novo México na sua visita ao Lightning Field.
Comprised of 400 polished stainless steel poles installed in a grid array one mile by one kilometer, “The Lightning Field” by sculptor Walter De Maria is recognized as one of the late-20th century’s most significant works of land art.
Walter De Maria created The Lightning Field in 1977. Open each year from May through October, this work includes 400 polished stainless steel poles measuring approximately 20 feet and 7 ½ inches in height that are spaced 220 feet apart. A sculpture to be walked in as well as viewed, The Lighting Field is intended to be experienced over an extended period of time.