- Charles Ross (artist)
He created an earthwork known as Star Axis, which is a naked eye observatory and architectonic sculpture. Star Axis's geometry is derived from the shifting relationship of earth to the sun and the north star.
"As you walk up Star Axis's Star Tunnel, you're walking exactly parallel to the axis of the earth and you're aligned with its outer extension to the stars."--Charles Ross
The work was projected to cost $3 million. 
- ^ http://www.thechapmangallery.com/a-ross.htm
- ^ http://www.gf.org/fellows/17083-charles-ross
- ^ http://www.bquayartgallery.com/artists/ross_bio.html
- ^ http://www.montana.edu/cpa/news/nwview.php?article=8374
- ^ Serge PAUL (2011). "Sensorium Dei: Observatories of the American West" in Last Freedom: From Pioneers of Land Art in the 1960s to Nature in Cyberspace , Milan: Silvana Editoriale, 50.
- ^ SUSAN KARLIN (November 03, 2002). "ART/ARCHITECTURE; A Sculptor Works Up an Exposé of the Stars' Secrets". The New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/2002/11/03/arts/art-architecture-a-sculptor-works-up-an-expose-of-the-stars-secrets.html.
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