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Art foundation seeks new Spiral Jetty lease

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  • Go Big Blue!!! Bountiful, UT
    June 20, 2011 7:35 a.m.

    "One of the most significant pieces of American art"?

    While I find it amusing to see on the way to Wendover I find it difficult to take serious. If this is one of our most significant works of art our country must not be very artistic.

  • Flashback Kearns, UT
    June 20, 2011 8:50 a.m.

    I have to take issue with the reporter. The Spiral Jetty is not a rock formation. It is man made with a bull dozer. I for one would be in favor of bulldozing it out of existance. The two most insignificant pieces of "art" in Utah are the Spiral Jetty and the so called "Tree of Utah". Both wastes of time and space.

  • ST Layton, UT
    June 20, 2011 9:11 a.m.

    This man made eye sore should be dismantled and removed. So the area can be returned to it's natural wilderness state.

    "A wilderness, in contrast with those areas where man and his own works dominate the landscape, is hereby recognized as an area where the earth and its community of life are untrammelled by man, where man himself is a visitor who does not remain" SUWA

  • Z South Jordan, UT
    June 20, 2011 9:17 a.m.

    @Go Big Blue, You are thinking of the Tree of Utah, which is a different work of art. To see the Spiral Jetty you either have to be in a plane or take a four-wheeler to the end of Promontory Point.

  • Oh, please! Saint George, UT
    June 20, 2011 11:22 a.m.

    Absolutely ridiculous that state land and time is wasted on this "art."