25 Sep '15, 8pm

Van Gogh-inspired land art springs to life in a Minneapolis meadow

Van Gogh-inspired land art springs to life in a Minneapolis meadow

Herd’s impressive crop-art interpretation covers an area of 1.2 acres on Thomson Reuters’ 300-acre campus near the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport in Eagen. While impressive, this commemorative piece is far from Herd’s largest land art portrait. Herd, 64, has been sculpting the earth and working with plants since his first 160-acre portrait of the Kiowa Indian Chief, Satanta, that was sculpted into a Kansas prairie in 1970 and took four years to complete. Herd has since worked throughout the U.S. and internationally to create similar large-scale art projects in countries from Australia to Cuba.

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