ToDo ToDay: American Landscapes and the History of Fort Reno

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The open road is so quintessentially American that it verges on cliché. The Smithsonian American Art Museum exhibit “Landscapes In Passing” follows this well-traveled route. The most engaging images come from Steve Fitch, in part because they’re carefully thought out rather than happenstance. The exhibit includes a few too many of Fitch’s images of a creepy snakepit and zoo in rural Oklahoma, but this excess is made up for by the exhibit’s most captivating photograph: a deserted, nighttime image of the art-deco Trail drive-in movie theater in San Antonio (shown), decorated by a vernacular rendering of a cowboy scene. Read more  The exhibit is on view 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily (except Dec. 25) to Jan. 20, 2014, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, 8th and F streets NW. Free. (202) 633-7970. americanart.si.edu(Louis Jacobson)

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Article source: http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/blogs/artsdesk/general/2013/08/21/todo-today-american-landscapes-chuck-klosterman-and-the-history-of-fort-reno/

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