Alexis Rockman: East End Field Drawings explores the intersections among art, science, and history. For more than twenty years, Rockman has traveled throughout the world, collaborating with scientists and field researchers to see, experience, and learn about a region's ecology as inspirations for his drawings. The ninety-three drawings in this exhibition, created throughout eastern Long Island, depict the flora and fauna of each site rendered in organic material the artist collected there.&
East End Field Drawings: Works on Paper by Alexis Rockman
2015, Parrish Art Museum. 63 pages, $20
A 62-page fully illustrated color catalogue featuring the 93 images on view. In keeping with the artist’s commitment to scientific research and field exploration as part of his process, the publication is designed in the style of the 1950s Golden Nature Guides.
Available for purchase through the Museum Shop.