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Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison tell us the story of the original Hog Pasture and why it matters that there is a pig in the MOCA Exhibition Ends of the Earth: Land Art to 1974.
To understand the relationship of Hog Pasture (1970-71)Â as #1 of the Survival Pieces to the larger scale works such as The Lagoon CycleÂ (1974-1984), The Endangered Meadows of EuropeÂ (1994) and Peninsula Europe (2000-03) itâ€™s useful to look at the textÂ Harrisons â€“ On the Survival Pieces 1970-72Â which was published in the catalogue of the Radical Nature exhibition a couple of years ago,
It shows how a life of making art is a life of learning.
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