The Monuments of Virtual Passaic

PASSAIC, NJ, 1967 — For most of my life I have been aware of, and perhaps existed in an uneasy resonance with, Robert Smithson’s 1967 Artforum essay “The Monuments of Passaic,” aka “A Tour of the Monuments of Passaic, New Jersey.” http://www.bwk.tue.nl/stedeb/studentinformatie/offthemap/smithson.pdf In his legendary essay touring his hometown and …