Landslide2008: Marvels of Modernism


The artists were selected by George Eastman House curators based on their expertise in contemporary photography and their interest in linking art and cultural landscapes. The collection represents a diversity of styles and creative approaches, unique to both the artists and the sites.

Debra Bloomfield

Marisol Díaz

Tom Fox

Rick Hock

Tyagan Miller

Keri Pickett

Christopher Rauschenberg

Sam Sweezy

Lupita Murillo Tinnen

Heather F. Wetzel

George Eastman House Curators

Alison Nordström is the Curator of Photographs at George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film in Rochester, New York. Previously the Director and Senior Curator of the Southeast Museum of Photography in Daytona Beach, Florida, she has curated over one hundred photographic exhibitions and is widely published. She has a particular interest in contemporary art that mixes media and disciplines, and in projects that trace the histories of representation. Nordström holds a BA in English Literature, an MLS with museum emphasis, and a PhD in Cultural and Visual Studies. Read notes from the curator...

Jessica Johnston is part of the curatorial team in the Department of Photographs at George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film in Rochester, New York. She manages numerous projects including the museum’s recent participation on the Flickr Commons. She is co-curator for Africas: Photographs from the Permanent Collection at George Eastman House and is currently working on the exhibitions and publications Woman and Food, Glorious Food! Johnston is a graduate of Brooks Institute of Photography and holds a MA in Photographic Preservation and Collections Management from Ryerson University.






List of Marvels

Boston City Hall Plaza
Boston, Massachusetts

Estates Drive Reservoir
Oakland, California

Heritage Plaza
Heritage Park
Fort Worth, Texas

Kaiser Roof Garden
Kaiser Center
Oakland, California

Lake Elizabeth
Allegheny Commons
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Manhattan Square Park
Rochester, New York

Mill Creek Canyon

Kent, Washington

Miller Garden
Columbus, Indiana

El Monte
Hato Rey, Puerto Rico

Pacific Science
Center Courtyard

Seattle, Washington

San Francisco, California

Peavey Plaza
Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, Minnesota

education partners
Garden DesignGeorge Eastman House
Additional Sponsors

American Society of Landscape Architects’ Indiana, Pennsylvania/Delaware, Minnesota, Northern California, Texas, Upstate New York, and Washington Chapters • Astorino • Charles Butt • Design Within Reach • Topher Delaney • Sandy Donnell & Justin Faggioli • Fathom • Tom Fox • Hillman Foundation • Indianapolis Museum of Art • Lorraine Osmundson • Richard T. Murphy • National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Northeast, Southwest, and Western Offices- with funds from the Charles Evans Hughes Memorial Foundation of New York, Dodge Jones Foundation Intervention Fund, and Eastern Massachusetts Preservation Fund • James Richards • Seibert & Rice • Diana & Bruce Shuman • Ann Stack • SWA Group • TBG Partners • Michal and Jeffrey William Tincup • Unilock Inc. • The Woltz Charitable Trust