A traveling exhibition explores the influence of the Hudson River school—notably the Brazilian bird portraits of Martin Johnson Heade—on contemporary artists
A new exhibition at the Smithsonian Institution examines the influence of naturalist Alexander von Humboldt on the American arts. In focus here: the landscapes of Frederic Church
Preeminent member of the Hudson River school Frederic Edwin Church is the subject of a show currently running at Reynolda House Museum of American Art in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
To visit Olana State Historic Site is to step inside the questing and ever curious mind of the great nineteenth century American painter Frederic Edwin Church. The ornate villa and meticulously designed grounds of the surrounding estate rank as one of his most superlative works, revealing his diverse interests and far-flung influences, as well his love for the pastoral Hudson …