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Slideshow: ''Painting the American Vision'' at the Peabody Essex; ''Shifting Terrain: Landscape Video'' at the Currier Museum of Art

This slideshow of images from "Painting the American Vision" at the  Peabody Essex Museum  and "Shifting Terrain: Landscape Video" at the  Currier Museum of Art  accompanies Greg Cook's review of both exhibits, "Painting — and video — of the American lan
"Painting the American Vision": Though Nov 6, 2011 | "Shifting Terrain": Through Sep 18, 2011
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  August 05, 2011
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Painting – and video – of the American landscape

"Painting the American Vision" — 45 rapturous paintings from the New York Historical Society — surveys the Hudson River School painters, dubbed for the upstate New York river where they spent their summers prospecting for sights to transform into ravish
Manifest destiny
By GREG COOK  |  August 05, 2011
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Looming dark

In "Twilight," now showing at the Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art, four artists pull some roots from the Gothic Romantic tradition and rearrange them to fit their needs.
Works by Jim Campbell + Megan Greene + Kim Keever + Bennett Morris
By KEN GREENLEAF  |  January 28, 2009
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Elements + islands

Dennis Pinette, who was born in the Penobscot Bay town of Belfast and lives there still, makes completely contemporary paintings whose roots extend back through those epic early days of American painting.
Dennis Pinette's identity is on display at CMCA
By KEN GREENLEAF  |  November 05, 2008