The Modern West: American Landscapes, 1890–1950
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Let us say that a painting-and-photography exhibition has to have the text that serves to establish the fact of letters among the interleaves, and the text in the catalogue amounts to all that.
By a trick, Thomas Moran takes the scenic route with the photographers, Marsden Hartley and Stanton Macdonald-Wright achieve the oneness and the high that are outlasting, the barroom brawlers and itinerant preachers give you on the wagon train of Jackson Pollock’s drip-cans Clyfford Still.
We have it in mind that the place is not surrounded for nothing.