Big World: Alternative Landscapes in the Modern Era

This exhibition challenges traditional perceptions of landscape art by presenting an array of depictions from the museum's collection that span the late 19th to the mid-20th century.

Big World: Alternative Landscapes in the Modern Era
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Discover an unconventional exploration of landscape art at The Wolfsonian with "The Big World: Alternative Landscapes in the Modern Era." This exhibit, on display from September 21, 2023, to June 2, 2024, challenges traditional views by showcasing how landscapes have been depicted in various mediums, from paintings and decorative arts to unique objects like a grand piano. Spanning the late 1800s to the mid-20th century, "The Big World" reflects on the dramatic changes the world has undergone due to global expansion, urbanization, industrial advancements, and the scars left by warfare and environmental neglect. This thought-provoking exhibition invites visitors to reconsider their perceptions of landscapes, presenting them not just as idyllic natural scenes but as evolving spaces that tell the story of human impact and transformation.

WEEKLY ON SUNDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY

From: 10:00 AM To 6:00 PM

 

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