Spark meets artists who have made landscape their subject but with a contemporary twist.

First, encounter the small-scale, yet familiar, buildings of Tracey Snelling‘s process-driven sculptures.

And Paul Madonna hits the streets looking for cityscape inspiration of which to draw for his weekly San Francisco Chronicle comic, “All Over Coffee.”

Then, camp out with photographer Trevor Paglen as he surveys the desert’s hidden elements.

Finally, see San Francisco as you’ve never seen it before: as a jiggling kaleidoscope of Jell-O in sculptures molded by Liz Hickok.

The New American Landscape 5 April,2006Spark

In this Episode


Liz Hickok

Watch San Francisco jiggle with multi-media artist Liz Hickok.



Paul Madonna

Talk to comic artist Paul Madonna over coffee.



Tracey Snelling

Be a voyeur in sculptor Tracey Snelling's small-scale world.



Trevor Paglen

See the unseen in the desert with photographer Trevor Paglen.


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