Known For His Landscapes


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Artist Stan Herd works in the medium of fields – using swathes of farmland as the canvases for his original compositions and interpretations of historical art.

His latest work, outside Minneapolis, is a 1.2 acre representation of Vincent Van Gogh’s 1889 Painting “Olive Trees”, commissioned by the Minneapolis Institute of Art. Visible to passengers aboard planes landing and taking off from the nearby airport, took weeks of mowing, planting and earthscaping to create.

MORE: Thanks to Stan Herd, a Van Gogh is cropping up in an Eagan meadow (Star Tribune)


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