American Vistas: From the Hudson River to Uncharted Territories
Wednesday March 4 at 6:30. An outgrowth of the Romantic movement, the Hudson River School was the first native art movement in the United States; it was strongly nationalistic both in its proud celebration of the natural beauty of the American landscape and in the desire of its artists to become independent of European schools of painting. This Artscapades lecture looks at the three leading Hudson River School artists, Thomas Cole, Asher B. Durand, and Frederic Edwin Church. Wine and cheese.