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The New York Earth Room, 1977, is the third Earth Room sculpture executed by the artist, the first being in Munich, Germany in 1968. The second was installed at the Hessisches Landesmuseum in Darmstadt, Germany in 1974. The first two works no longer exist.

The New York Earth Room has been on long-term view to the public since 1977. This work was commissioned and is maintained by Dia Art Foundation.

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141 Wooster St, New York, NY 10012, USA

Phone: 212-989-5566

Open: Wednesday-Sunday: 12-3pm, 3.30–6.00pm

Closed: Monday-Tuesday as well as Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.

Admission: Free

Official site: Dia Art2 (check for holiday & other closing days)

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His works are still revered to these days, whether indoors or outdoors. One of his most celebrated pieces is the Earth Room, located in one of the most sought after districts in New York, SoHo’s Wooster Street aloft. New York’s Earth Room is a permanent installation of 250 cubics of soil covering 3,600 square feet space and 22 inches deep. Earth Room, on long-term public view since 1980, is among his influential pieces that aim at exploring the links between art and natural environment.