john roloff: 51 million b.t.u.’s

51 MILLION BTU’S, was published to celebrate the group of kiln/furnace works, Untitled (Earth Orchid), 1988, Oculus: Dead Sea/Oil Field, 1989, and Humboldt Ship, 1989, collectively known as 51 Million BTU’s.

John Roloff is a visual artist who works conceptually with site, process and natural systems. He is known primarily for his outdoor kiln/furnace projects done from the late 1970’s to the early 1990’s as well as other large-scale environmental and gallery installations investigating geologic and natural phenomena.


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