The geographical and historical differences between the three countries of the North-American continent have found expression in the diversity of spatial representations of their landscape artists, through the use of varying visual idioms. While geography is diverse, the artists’ intentions show similarities: in Canada, as in the United States and Mexico, we will find the same spirit driving humankind at each different moment to become acquainted with, to observe and to make use of nature. Works of art bear witness to the problems of conquering untamed nature and establishing borders, as well as showing the riches of nature and their exploitation throughout the passage of time.

Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores; Department of Canadian Heritage; U.S. Department of State
The Winnipeg Art Gallery; Canadian Museum of Civilization, Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes Instito Nacional de Bellas Artes, Smithsonian American Art Museum

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