Loyola University Chicago

Loyola University Museum of Art

Manifest Destiny/Manifest Responsibility: Environmentalism and the Art of the American Landscape

May 17 August 10, 2008

This was an exhibition of 55 still-life and landscape paintings from the Terra Foundation collection co-organized by the Terra Foundation for American Art. It examined the ecological, cultural, and spiritual aspects of our environmental footprints by showcasing paintings, prints, pastels, and drawings created by a wide range of celebrated American artists.

Image: William S. Jewett, The Promised Land—The Grayson Family, 1850, Terra Foundation for American Art, Daniel J. Terra Collection, 1999.79.