- Co-curated by Rebecca Schoenthal and Ryan Steadman, former art critic at the New York Observer and visual artist
Landscape painting was first seen in the Minoan frescoes of Crete around 1500 B.C. and was generally used as decoration, adding views of the Mediterranean landscape to interiors where there were none. The “landscape” eventually became a common genre in western painting, understood as a window... Read more
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