Landscape has always been a part of Artists expression from the founding of our country to the present day contemporary conversation. Modern and Contemporary Landscape showcases how the conversation has continued in and around Philadelphia with artists using a variety of media from abstraction, invention, alternative media to representational painting. All have used landscape as a catalyst for their own artistic pursuits.
This is still a relevant objective for the contemporary artist, whether the artist is visualizing the human impact upon nature, or is searching for the right color passage.
Art has historically been considered a mirror held up against society. This is a phenomenon that is reflective of its own era, and still holds true. Artist working today toward this concept of reflection and thoughtfulness are digging deeper into the subject. Their findings and advancements are further enhanced by the discovery by each of his or her own personal subject that serves to best represent this vision.