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Artist Nancy Holt dies at 75

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Feb 12, 2014 | 9:34am EST

Artist Nancy Holt has died at the age of 75. Holt lost her battle with leukaemia on Saturday (08Feb14) in Manhattan, New York, according to the New York Times. She was best known for her works in land and installation art; her Sun Tunnels piece, which featured four concrete culverts set to co-ordinate with the sun during the winter and summer solstices in the Utah desert, was one of her most famous creations. In addition to her artwork, Holt also worked as a cinematographer, director and producer of several film projects including Mono Lake, Sun Tunnels and Spiral Jetty.

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