The Open Road: Photography and the American Road Trip

The journeys of eighteen photographers, for whom the American road was muse, are tracked in The Open Road. The photographs featured show America’s changing landscape from its highways and byways, the evolution of American car culture and reflect the artists’ explorations.
, 'Dakota Hair,' 2004, Milwaukee Art Museum

Ryan McGinley

Dakota Hair, 2004

Milwaukee Art Museum

On loan

, 'U.S. 97, South of Klamath Falls, Oregon, July 21, 1973,' 1973, Milwaukee Art Museum

Stephen Shore

U.S. 97, South of Klamath Falls, Oregon, July 21, 1973, 1973

Milwaukee Art Museum

On loan

, 'Cemetery, Fountain City, Wisconsin,' 2002, Milwaukee Art Museum

Alec Soth

Cemetery, Fountain City, Wisconsin, 2002

Milwaukee Art Museum

On loan