There’s a new exhibition opening at the High in Atlanta: Cross Country, the Power of Place in American Art 1915- 1950. Some of these mid-century works are so evocative of solitude that I had to do an extra post to share them. This one could have come straight out of my hometown…
Artist John Rogers Cox is from Indiana, but this wheat field would seem familiar to most of us who grew up anywhere in the midwest– it’s the alien-looking cloud I’m worried about.
“A wheat field has a whispering sound and an awe-inspiring quality like deft music, like an ocean. It gives you a lonely feeling.” John Rogers Cox in Life Magazine, 1948.
Are you feeling the solitude?
More on (last week’s) Weekly Photo Challenge: Solitude