Amon Carter print details

Understory Flareups, Fourth of July Creek, Valley Road Wild Fire, Custer County, Idaho, 2005

Laura McPhee (b. 1958)

Object Details

  • Date

    2005

  • Medium

    Dye coupler print

  • Dimensions

    72 1/2 X 93

  • Collection Name

    Photographs

  • Credit Line

    Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas, Purchase with the assistance of the Stieglitz Circle of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art

  • Accession Number

    P2006.16

Object Description

Educator Resources

Essential Questions

  • What role have landscapes played in art history? How has that role stayed the same or changed over time?
  • What is the role of photography in the American landscape tradition?
  • How is a photographic landscape different from other media?
  • Are photographers uniquely able to draw viewers closer to dangerous or tense events? How and why?
  • What is the importance of tension and danger in this photograph?

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Additional details

Location: Off View
Part of the Photographs