Robert Smithson, Asphalt Rundown, 1969

    Robert Smithson

    9:11, 1969

    Asphalt Rundown, Rome, 1969, was Smithson's first flow, situated in an abandoned and mundane section of a gravel and dirt quarry in Rome. A large dump truck released a load of asphalt down a gutted and gullied cliff already marked by time.