Landscape Exhibition Opens at New York State Museum

0
380

ALBANY, NY.- “Not Just Another Pretty Place: The Landscape of New York” opens at the New York State Museum September 3 showcasing the many different ways views of New York have been captured and used by artists, photographers, scientists and others during the past 200 years. This is the first exhibition of landscape art to be completely culled from the State Museum’s vast collections. On display in the Museum’s West Gallery, this exhibition takes a unique look at the landscape art form, looking beyond the purely aesthetic. It features more than 100 landscape scenes and includes paintings, photographs, prints, ceramics, furniture and much more. The rich and varied landscape of New York State has been a subject of interest to artists, photographers, historians, and scientists alike for hundreds of years. Artists have used the landscape in their work to draw tourists to Niagara Falls or the Adirondacks, cre