William L. Fox

William L. Fox

William L. Fox is a writer whose work is a sustained inquiry into how human cognition transforms land into landscape. His numerous nonfiction books rely upon fieldwork with artists and scientists in extreme environments to provide the narratives through which he conducts his investigations. He also serves as the Director of the Center for Art + Environment¬†at the Nevada Museum of Art in Reno.¬†Fox has published poems, articles, reviews, and essays in more than seventy magazines, has had fifteen collections of poetry published in three countries, and has written eleven nonfiction books about the relationships among art, cognition, and landscape. He has also authored essay for numerous exhibition catalogs and artists’ monographs.

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Red Desert

NINETY PERCENT OF WYOMING is open to oil, gas, and mineral exploration, and the 10 million square acres of the Red Desert in the southwestern portion of the state are mostly Continue reading

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Reinventing Los Angeles

IN 1997, environmental historian Robert Gottlieb took up a position at Occidental College in Los Angeles that encouraged him to teach and research, but, somewhat uniquely, also to continue his activist Continue reading

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Design on the Edge

HIGHER EDUCATION is a big business getting bigger, as the billions spent by colleges and universities on new construction demonstrate. Sadly, many of these institutions erect buildings with only short-term cost Continue reading