«Hyper America, Landscape – Image – Reality» at Kunsthaus Graz, Graz.
An exhibition that explores the notion of American landscape during the second half of the 20th century
and reveals how hyperrealist pictorial movement expresses the glorification of America’s romantic side. This is inspired by the idea that a particular type of interaction with the earth has been developed in the United States since the 19th century, far from Europe’s vision of the nation. Here, America is once again represented as an ideal world, an enormous project of civilisation. A development inspired photography and cinema during the 60s and 70s, encouraging movement and then influencing new ways of treating the countryside.
Until 30th August. B.D