ARTS & CULTURE
09/19/2011 03:17 pm ET | Updated Nov 19, 2011

'Altered Landscapes' At The Nevada Museum Of Art

"Anthropocene" is a buzzword that's been bandied about lately by politicians and scientists like some sort of smart weapon. The term describes a new geological era marking of the effect of humanity on the ecosystem and is just one part of the mission of the Nevada Museum of Art in Reno.

The exhibition "The Altered Landscape: Photographs of a Changing Environment," opening Saturday (and an accompanying art book published by Skira Rizzoli: $65), explores just these effects.

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