Oral history interview with Hikmet Loe, conducted by Greg Smoak (audio and transcript)

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Title Oral history interview with Hikmet Loe, conducted by Greg Smoak (audio and transcript)
Creator Loe, Hikmet
Contributor Smoak, Greg
Date 2013-09-13
Spatial Coverage Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Subject Great Salt Lake (Utah); Earthworks (Art)
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Description Hikmet Loe is an artists, writer, and teacher who draws her inspiration from the land. Born and raised on the east coast, Hikmet moved to Utah in the early 80's. In the 70's, Hikmet received her undergraduate degree in Art History from Penn State, and later received her master's in Art History from Hunter College in New York City. Hikmet master's thesis, An Intermittent Illusion: Local Reaction to Robert Smithson's Spiral Jetty, sparked her lifetime involvement with Robert Smithson's work, and with land art in Utah. Currently, Hikmet works as a professor at Westminister College in Salt Lake City, as well as with CLUI (Center for Land Use Interpretation) and the Dia Art Foundation. Hikmet speaks at length about her involvement with the Spiral Jetty, as well as with Nancy Holt's Sun Tunnels, and about her interpretation of Utah land and beauty.
Collection Number and Name A1310 Great Salt Lake Oral History Collection
Type Text; Sound
Format application/pdf
Extent 44 pages; 1:26
Language eng
Rights https://rightsstatements.org/page/InC-NC/1.0/
Rights Holder Loe, Hikmet
ARK ark:/87278/s6fh14ph
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Is Part of Everett L. Cooley Oral History Project
Setname uum_gslohc
Date Created 2021-12-17
Date Modified 2021-12-17
ID 1732678
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6fh14ph