"American Landscapes of the Country Place Era" opens at Reynolda House Museum of American Art

artwork: Carol Betsch - "View from Rose Garden, Dumbarton Oaks" , 1999 - On view at the Reynolda House Museum of American Art


WINSTON-SALEM, NC.- Celebrate the return of spring as Reynolda House Museum of American Art opens “A Genius for Place: American Landscapes of the Country Place Era”. The exhibition will be on view in the main gallery of the Mary and Charlie Babcock Wing through Aug. 5th. Curated by landscape historian Robin Karson, who chose seven iconic American estates from coast to coast for the project, the exhibition features 70 black-and-white and seven color photographs by photographer Carol Betsch of influential landscape designs created between 1895 and the last years of the Great Depression. By documenting the estates that survive from the Country Place Era, “A Genius for Place” invites visitors to consider the importance of protecting these significant examples of American landscape