Midwestern Landscapes Addendum

Last week I wrote about the allure of the Midwestern landscape as well as some works of art that recreate those landscapes. It occurs to me that I made a major omission by not mentioning the work of contemporary photographer Terry Evans. Her photographs embrace the grand scale of the Midwest, often using an aerial … Continue reading Midwestern Landscapes Addendum

Landscape, Memory, and Home

I have spent the last seventeen years—minus a brief stint in Minnesota—living in the East. Though my adult life has been spent among the rolling hills and forests and strip malls of the East, my heart is firmly entrenched in the open skies and yawning spaces of the Midwest. When I was a kid my … Continue reading Landscape, Memory, and Home