Beyond Technological Ideology, Smithson’s ‘From Steel to Rust’

“Molded steel and cast aluminum are machine manufactured, and as a result they bear the stamp of technological ideology. Steel is hard, tough metal, suggesting the permanence of technological values. …Yet the more I think about steel itself, devoid of the technological refinements, the more rust becomes the fundamental property of steel. Rust itself isContinue reading “Beyond Technological Ideology, Smithson’s ‘From Steel to Rust’”