Agnes Denes, Wheatfield - A Confrontation, 1982. Denes planted a two-acre wheat field in Manhattan. 4 months later the crop was harvested, yielding more than 1,000 pounds of wheat. The harvested grain then traveled to 28 cities across the globe in an exhibition called “The International Art Show for the End of World Hunger.” Planting wheat across from the Statue of Liberty on urban land worth 4.5 billion created a powerful paradox that Denes hoped would call attention to misplaced…

14 artists with a green message

Agnes Denes, Wheatfield - A Confrontation, 1982. Denes planted a two-acre wheat field in Manhattan. 4 months later the crop was harvested, yielding more than 1,000 pounds of wheat. The harvested grain then traveled to 28 cities across the globe in an exhibition called “The International Art Show for the End of World Hunger.” Planting wheat across from the Statue of Liberty on urban land worth 4.5 billion created a powerful paradox that Denes hoped would call attention to misplaced…

Agnes Denes: Snail Pyramid - Study for Self-Contained, Self-Supporting City Dwelling -- A Future Habitat, 1988

Agnes Denes: Snail Pyramid - Study for Self-Contained, Self-Supporting City Dwelling -- A Future Habitat, 1988

Agnes Denes: Pascal's Perfect Probability Pyramid and the People Paradox - The Pradicament, 1980

Agnes Denes: Pascal's Perfect Probability Pyramid and the People Paradox - The Pradicament, 1980

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