Maynard Dixon, American, 1875–1946, Red Butte with Mountain Men, 1935, Oil on canvas.
Permanent Collection of Booth Western Art Museum, Cartersville, Georgia

Cross Country: The Power of Place in American Art, 1915–1950 Group Show


High Museum of Art
1280 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA GA 30309

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During the first half of the twentieth century, the relationship between American artists and their native land changed dramatically. While travel and study in Europe remained a priority, many American artists also felt newly compelled by their national surroundings. Life in the big city, with its bustling crowds and towering skyscrapers, is widely recognized as a key influence, but this exhibition reveals how American artists also canvassed the country, seeking inspiration from wide-open spaces and small-town culture across the United States. With N. C. Wyeth, Andrew Wyeth, Georgia O’Keeffe, Grant Wood, Thomas Hart Benton, Jacob Lawrence, Grandma Moses, Hale Woodruff, Bill Traylor, Ansel Adams, Dorothea Lange, Alfred Stieglitz, and Peter Sekaer...