Philip Koch: Isle of Dreams

Ogunquit Museum of American Art

May. 1, 2024 - Jul. 19, 2022

543 Shore Road
Ogunquit, 03907
PHONE 207 646-4909

OMAA will present an exhibition of paintings and studies by Philip Koch (b. 1948, Rochester, New York), known for colorful, panoramic landscapes and an affinity with early modern American artists such as George Inness, Winslow Homer, Rockwell Kent, and Edward Hopper. Koch has been given unprecedented access to Hopper’s studio in Truro, Massachusetts, completing seventeen residencies there since 1983. In the Hudson River School artists, such as Thomas Cole and Frederic E. Church, Koch sees a reflection of his own appreciation of nature’s power and beauty. A selection of Koch’s recent work highlights the island as subject and symbol, and its reappearance, again and again, in his depictions of Maine locations, such as Isle au Haut and Ogunquit, and other places

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