Penelope Umbrico featured in “New Territory: Landscape Photography Today” at the Denver Art Museum

New Territory: Landscape Photography Today June 24-Sept. 16, 2018

Penelope Umbrico / 18,297,350 Suns from Sunsets from Flickr 04/16/14, 2014 / c-prints assembled with archival tape / 49.75 x 96.5 inches framed / Collection of the Denver Art Museum (Purchased with funds from Mark and Hilarie Moore)

New Territory: Landscape Photography Today is a survey of contemporary landscape photography from around the world. The exhibition of more than 100 photographs will explore how artists stretch the boundaries of traditional landscape photography to reflect the environmental attitudes, perceptions, and values of our time.

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The works revive historic photographic processes as well as use innovative techniques and unconventional equipment and chemistry to depict landscapes in surprising ways. Taken individually and as a whole, the photographs will show how about 40 artists have manipulated materials and processes for expressive purposes, blurring the distinction between “observed” and “constructed” imagery. The exhibition challenges us to see photography differently, and contemplate our complex relationship with the landscape.

Denver Art Museum

100 W 14th Avenue Pkwy, Denver, CO 80204

#NewTerritoryatDAM #markmoorefineart #penelopeumbrico

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