Future Tense: Reshaping the Landscape presents work by artists who are taking a critical look at the state of the environment.
Conveying current global realities in images that range from depictions of true-life events to fictional narratives and biting satire, sixty artists show their concerns with a constellation of factors that have caused global change.
Some artists question the past, others forecast the future, and some provide solutions for alternative, potentially sustainable conditions for human life, while others present sobering information from recent events that, all together, indicate a moral imperative.
This exhibition concentrates on painting, the medium historically associated with the landscape tradition. Works on paper, sculpture and installations created since 2001 are also included, as the focus of the show is not materials but the complex political and social dimensions of landscape, architecture, science and technologies.