World’s Largest Contemporary Land Art Landscape in Turkey

Andrew Rogers Art
“The Gift” sculpture

Andrew Rogers is a leading contemporary artist. For the latest installment of his five-continent “Rhythms of Life” art project’s “Time and Space” part, he picked central Turkey due to its natural beauty and long history of settlement by many civilizations also the surreal natural formations of Turkey’s Cappadocia region, where soft volcanic rocks have eroded over the eons into fanciful cones and spires should be one of the main reasons for his choice too.

Through comprising 13 major stone structures 230 local residents worked over four years to help him assemble the massive stylized forms inspired by aspects of the area’s history and culture
It is located in a 2.5km (1.5mile) expanse of the magnificent Karadag Valley in Cappadocia, Turkey. Sculptures are also visible from space too but you don’t need to go that far, you can attend a hot-air balloon tour which is a popular way to see the region.

Cappadocia and hot-air balloons
Cappadocia and hot-air balloons

Also Cappadocia is a world heritage and very famous with the civilization built by the carved into rocks including houses, churches and even streets carved into rocks in three valleys all can be seen today.
As per National Geographic Magazine; “This rocky landscape is honeycombed with networks of ancient underground settlements and outstanding examples of Byzantine art.”

Below you can watch a clip from a 52 min documentary about the creation of the World’s Largest Contemporary Land Art Landscape in Turkey – “Time and Space”.



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