The Getty Heart Museum : The Expanded Landscape

Drawn fully from the Getty Museum’s selection, The Expanded Landscape provides 17 artists doing work in between 1990 and these days whose operate makes a dialogue with recurring themes and strategies in the images of Mario Giacomelli. Availing them selves of advancements in photographic systems and materials and performing on a significantly much larger scale, these artists broaden on some of Giacomelli’s exercise and press the style of landscape photography in new instructions.

The works on look at equally privilege the expressive, graphic electric power of the landscape and a deeply personalized connection with a distinct put. They depict the land or sea, are understood in black and white or in shade, and have been taken from an aerial point of view or created in immediate contact with character. Some specific environmental concerns overtly, some others additional implicitly. Several are the final result of experimental techniques utilized in the darkroom or on the laptop or computer.

Amongst the modern artists highlighted are Virginia Beahan and Laura McPhee, Hai Bo, Gregory Crewdson, and Richard Misrach. Several of the functions were acquired by donation and lots of are on see in the Getty Museum galleries for the initially time.

“It is enjoyable to existing this collection of Mario Giacomelli pictures assembled by Dan Greenberg and Susan Steinhauser around a period of virtually 20 many years,” states Virginia Heckert, curator of photos at the Museum and curator of both of those exhibitions. “Not only does the exhibition introduce a new viewers to Giacomelli’s perform, but it does so via the eyes of the collectors, who were being drawn to his expressive portrayals of men and women and the land. The Expanded Landscape enhances this overview of this significant Italian photographer by showing how up to date artists use photographic technologies accessible these days to deal with a equivalent respect, love, or concern for the land. The dialog between the two exhibitions underscores the two continuity and change in photographic traditions.”


Mario Giacomelli: Determine|Ground and The Expanded Landscape are on look at June 29 by means of Oct 10, 2021 at the Getty Center Museum.


The Expanded Landscape

June 29 – October 10, 2021

The Getty Centre Museum

1200 Getty Centre Dr

Los Angeles, CA 90049, United states