Palm Desert's Heather James Fine Art Gallery is putting on an online exhibition featuring their wide array of American landscape artists. From the gallery's website: "This online exclusive exhibition explores the American landscape as a genre from different perspectives including movements, theories, time, and place – drawing from artwork available across our five gallery locations. Not merely aesthetically pleasing paintings of the outdoors, the landscape of America becomes a lens through which we can understand its complex geographic, cultural, social, and political identity. The exhibition’s title takes inspiration from the third movement of American composer John Adams’ Grand Pianola Music. With its allusion to geography, Adams describes his piece “with its flag-waving, gaudy tune rocking back forth” as a “Whitmanesque yawp”. His description also encapsulates the exhibition. Its sonic language is a perfect complement to the show and provides another layer of understanding the visual language constructed by these disparate artists to describe America."
On view through November 2, 2019 on the website. In the physical gallery space, through September 30, 2019, Heather James Fine Art is presenting a special exhibition of paintings and drawings by Edward Hopper.
Heather James Fine Art
45188 Portola Avenue
Palm Desert, CA 92260