Altered Landscapes: Dean

Peter Dean, Doovekill Poppies, 1984

Oil on canvas
66 in. x 80 in. 
Museum Acquisition Fund

Altered Landscapes : Yoakum

Joseph E. Yoakum, Mt. Banda Banda in Great Dividing Range near Kempsey Australia, February 8, 1971

Watercolor, ballpoint and graphite on paper
12 in. x 19 in. 
Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. 

Altered Landscapes; Underwood

Barry Underwood, North Bar Lake II, 2013

Platinum/Palladium print on paper
9 3/8 x 9 3/8 in. 
Gift of the artist 

Altered Landscapes: Tiedman

Randall Tiedman, Limbus Patrum #7, 2010

Acrylic and oil on paper
49 3/4 x 73 in. 
Gift of Susan Tiedman and Kokoon Arts Gallery

Altered Landscapes: Soppeland

Mark Soppeland, Bridge Over a Strange Place, 1986-1988

Mixed media
78 in. x 16 in. x 17 in. 
Gift of William and Margaret Lipscomb 

Altered Landscapes: Thiebaud

Wayne Thiebaud, River and Slough,1969

Acrylic on canvas
20 in. x 26 in.
Gift of Monroe Meyerson 

Altered Landscapes

February 14, 2015 - July 12, 2015
Judith Bear Isroff Gallery

When western artists directed attention to landscape as a subject in the early 19th century, they focused on realistically representing pristine views. More recently, artists have used landscape as a source for fanciful compositions, to share personal emotion and to convey social or political commentary. As well, they may choose to depict scenery that has been dramatically altered by human presence. Altered Landscapes features art works from the Akron Art Museum collection that offer a variety of approaches to their subjects. Artists represented include Yun-Fei Ji, Peter Dean, Mark Soppeland, Seymour Rosofsky, Randall Tiedman and Lilian Tyrrell.

This exhibition is organized by the Akron Art Museum and supported by the Ohio Arts Council.

Related Links:

[ Anderson Turner, Akron Beacon Journal, "Art review: Landscapes enchant, provoke at Akron Art Museum" ] [ Janice Driesbach, Chief Curator, Akron Art Museum, "Altered Landscapes Showcases Innovative Contemporary Approaches to Landscape ]

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