American 20th-21st Century Miscellaneous Landscape Painting

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with an emphasis on representational art


(above: Thomas Hart Benton, The Cliffs, 1921, oil on canvas, 29 ? 34.5 inches, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons*)


American Art Today: Contemporary Landscape  was a 1989 exhibit at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University which included numerous representational style works by American artists. Readers may download the catalog with an essay by Jed Perl. Accessed 1/17

The Art of Richard Mayhew: Journey's End, an exhibit held September 26 - December 4, 2009 at the de Saisset Museum. Includes essay and images. Also see A Sense of Place: Location/ Inspiration. Accessed August, 2015.

Baron Stanhope - A Retrospective, an exhibit held September 17 - October 31, 2015 at the Texarkana Regional Arts Center. Accessed December, 2015.

Bunny Harvey: Four Decades was a 2015 exhibit at the Davis Museum, which says; "Brought together at the Davis for the first time, this large selection from Harvey's body of work-including drawings, and both small and large scale paintings-illuminates her abiding engagement with these themes, and highlights her important contribution to Wellesley as a teacher, mentor, and participant in the academic community." Accessed 12/16 Also see artist website Accessed 12/16

A Changing Landscape: From the City to the Countryside (Ron Donoughe and Kevin Kutz), an exhibit held May 1 - August 1, 2009 at the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art. Includes exbibit brochure. Accessed April, 2015.

Charles E. Burchfield: By Design, an exhibit held September 12, 2013 - February 2, 2014 at the Burchfield - Penney Art Center. Includes curators' essay. Accessed August, 2015.

Contested Terrain: Painting the Modern Landscape, an exhibit held 6/30/2012 - 9/16/2012 at the Joslyn Art Museum. Accessed February, 2015

Elevated Perspective: Paintings by Joellyn Duesberry, an exhibit held July 2 - Sept. 11, 2011 at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center. Includes 4:22 video.

Following the Prescribed Path, an exhibit held September 13 - November 23, 2014 at the Laband Art Gallery at Loyola Marymount University. Includes works by Kim Abeles, Vito Acconci, Bas Jan Ader, Gabrielle Ferrer, Erin Mallea, Diane Meyer, and Mark Ruwedel. Accessed February, 2015

Gathering Light: The Art of Stephen Hannock an exhibit held July 13 - October 21, 2012 at the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center. Includes curator's essay and links to slideshow and two-minute video tour. Accessed August, 2015.

Henk Pander: Memory and Modern Life, an exhibit held January 29 - March 27, 2011 at the Hallie Ford Museum of Art at Willamette University. Includes News Release and Teacher's Guide. Accessed January, 2015.

James Welling: "Wyeth", an exhibit held March 24 - July 22, 2012 at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. Includes interview and video. Accessed May, 2015

Julie Bozzi: Landscapes 1975 - 2003, an exhibit held Nov 23, 2003 - Feb 22, 2004 at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. Accessed March, 2015.

Kay WalkingStick: An American Artist is a 2017 exhibit at the Dayton Art Institute which says: "Featuring more than 60 of her most notable paintings, drawings, and notebooks, this exhibition explores the artist's search for the spiritual truth of her complex cultural identity, against the backdrop of key art historical movements." Accessed 3/17

Kay WalkingStick: An American Artist is a 2017 exhibit at the Gilcrease Museum which says: "Kay WalkingStick: An American Artist surveys the career of one of today's most accomplished Native American artists and a leading practitioner of contemporary landscape painting." Accessed 12/17

The Lay of the Land: Contemporary Landscapes from the Collection is a 2016 exhibit at the Smith College Museum of Art which says: "This exhibition, entirely drawn from works in SCMA's holdings, offers a wide variety of perspectives by contemporary American artists on the landscape in its natural, altered, or re-imagined forms."  Accessed 8/18

Memory and Invention: Robert Andriulli is a 2017 exhibit at the Susquehanna Art Museum  which says: "Paintings by Robert Andriulli, whether created from direct observations or studio elaborations that evolve from many sources, are recognizable for their painterly realism that depicts both a fidelity to subject and an uncommon visual style"  Also see artist's website  Accessed 12/17

One Hundred Years of Harmony: Paintings by Gari Melchers, an exhibit held August 26 through December 11, 2016 at the Telfair Museums, which says:" Artist Gari Melchers played an invaluable role in shaping the collection of Telfair Museums. During his tenure as fine arts advisor from 1906 to 1916, Melchers facilitated the purchase of many of the best-known works in the permanent collection, including iconic canvases by artists such as George Bellows, Childe Hassam, Robert Henri, and many others. Yet Telfair did not acquire a single work by Melchers himself until after he stepped down from his official role in 1916. To commemorate that occasion, Telfair's board arranged for the purchase of Melchers's The Unpretentious Garden, a painting that is now one of the most beloved works in the museum's collection." Also see "Jepson celebrates painter Gari Melchers' work, contributions," by Kristopher Monroe, 24 Aug 2016 in DoSavannah. Accessed September, 2016.

Portrait of Maquoketa: The Dimensional View, an exhibit held October 27, 2012 - January 20, 2013 at the Figge Art Museum. Includes images and video regarding artist Rose Frantzen. Accessed August, 2015.

Rackstraw Downes: Onsite Paintings, 1972-2008, an exhibit held June 20, 2010 to August 8, 2010 at the Parrish Art Museum, Accessed April, 2015.

Richard Parker: Poetic Illusions, an exhibit held February 5-April 13, 2014 at the USC Fisher Museum of Art. Includes online exhibition catalog and video. Accessed May, 2015.

Story of a Moment: James Pringle Cook is a 2017 exhibit at the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art which says: "James Pringle Cook is a Kansas native who studied Emporia State and Wichita State Universities.  After moving to Arizona to teach, he later began working there full-time as a landscape artist." Also see artist website. Accessed 2/17


(above: Eagletail Mountains Wilderness, Bureau  of Land Management, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons. This image is a work of a Bureau of Land Management employee, taken or made as part of that person's official duties. As a work of the U.S. federal government, the image is in the public domain in the United States. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.)


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