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The Modern West: American Landscapes, 18901950
March 4 June 3, 2007
Discover how the modern west was won in the first exhibition to highlight how our local landscape shaped the modern art movement. With masterpieces from Georgia O’Keeffe, Jackson Pollock, and Frederic Remington, The Modern West offers a fresh and innovative look at modernism through a very personal lens.
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Los Angeles County Museum of Art
5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036
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Image credit: John Henry Twachtman, Emerald Pool, Yellowstone (detail), c. 1895, oil on canvas. Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, Connecticut. Bequest of George A. Gay, by exchange, and the Ellen Gallup Sumner and Mary Catlin Sumner Fund
This exhibition was organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Generous funding was provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Endowment for the Arts.
The Los Angeles presentation was made possible in part by the Ralph M. Parsons Foundation. In-kind support for the Los Angeles presentation was made possible by official hotel sponsor Millennium Biltmore as part of the Millennium on View program.