American 20th-21st Century Midwest Landscape Painting

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with an emphasis on representational art


(above:  T. C. Steele, The Ohio river from the College Campus, Hanover, 1892, oil, canvas, 66 x 97 cm).  Friends of T.C. Steele*)

Alexis Rockman: The Great Lakes Cycle is a 2018 exhibit at the Grand Rapids Art Museum which says: "his multifaceted project was initiated in 2013 when artist Alexis Rockman embarked on a research tour of the Great Lakes region. The centerpiece of the exhibition is a suite of five mural-sized paintings which explore separate themes that emerged during Rockman's travels. These are accompanied by several large-scale watercolors and field drawings­monochromatic animal and plant studies made from site-sourced organic material such as mud, sand, coal, and leaves." Also see press release and website of artist. Accessed 2/18

Fire and Ice: Paintings of the Mississippi River by John Anderson-Bricker is a 2017 exhibit at the Dubuque Museum of Art which says: "Experience the Mississippi River from the perspective of an artist who has painted it in every season since 1997. Concentrating on those biannual extremes of our Midwestern climate -- the boiling humidity of summer and the deep freeze of winter -- this collection of colorful and expressive acrylic riverscapes by Dubuque sculptor and painter John Anderson-Bricker features paintings created over this 20 year period." Accessed 3/17

Thomas Paquette: America's River Re-Explored  is a 2019 exhibit at the Dubuque Museum of Art which says: "Contemporary landscape painter, Thomas Paquette, explores and paints scenes from the entire length of the Mississippi River, starting at its northern Minnesota source to its outflow at the Gulf of Mexico. The resulting collection of paintings provides a contemporary visual travelogue of this important river. Twenty-two of the paintings are presented here."  To read more after exhibit closes, go to "Past Exhibitions" section of museum website.  Also see exhibit information on the artist's website. Accessed 7/19


(above, Douglas Teed, Panorama #1, 1907. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons*)


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