This unique book is the catalogue of a travelling exhibition held at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts and at the Vancouver Art Gallery. It examines American and Canadian landscape painting and photography in an era of great artistic and historical transformation coinciding with the American Civil war, the Canadian Confederation, and the end of World War I. 250 of the most famous examples of landscape painting and photography are exhibited: Chase, Eakins, Homer, O'Keefe, Sargent, Coburn, O'Sullivan, Stieglitz, Steichen and Strand for the American part, and Brymner, Carr, Cullen, Fraser, Gagnon, Harris, Baltzly, Henderson and Notman have been selected to represent Canada.
Expanding Horizons: Painting and Photography of American and Canadian Landscape 1860-1980 was published to coincide with the exhibition produced by the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts and curated by Hilliard T. Goldfarb, presented at the Vancouver Art Gallery October 17, 2009 to January 17, 2010.
Edited by Hilliard T. Goldfarb
Essays by Elizabeth Glassman, Nathalie Bondil, T. J. Jackson Lears, Rosalind Pepall, Francois-Marc Gagnon, Lynda Jessup, Richard Hill, Ian Thorn, Brian Foss and Philip Brookman
9.8 x 11.5 inches
Somogy Art Publishers