Event: THE HUDSON RIVER SCHOOL
Organizer: SMITHSONIAN ASSOCIATES
Speakers: Bonita Billman
Tickets: $35 (concessions may apply)
Date: Jul 20th 6:30pm Pacific Time (USA). Equivalent times:
Americas - PT: Jul 20th 6:30pm | ET: Jul 20th 9:30pm.
Europe - UK: Jul 21st 2:30am | CET: Jul 21st 3:30am.
APAC - CST/HKT/SGT: Jul 21st 9:30am | AET: Jul 21st 11:30am.
"The Hudson River School—a loose fraternity of American landscape artists—was neither a school nor confined to the Hudson River Valley. Beginning in the early 19th-century, the painters most associated with this group drew inspiration from America’s unspoiled landscape, finding aesthetic taste, a feeling of nationalism, and spirituality in the wilderness. At about the same time they were creating their idealized landscapes, progress in the form of industrialization and Manifest Destiny began to erode the vision of a pristine American “Garden of Eden.”
Art historian Bonita Billman examines the work of Hudson River School artists Thomas Cole, Frederic E. Church, Asher B. Durand, and others. She also considers the painters’ influences and methods, and how these shaped the work of a second generation of American landscapists..."
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