This spring The Blanton is pleased to present American Scenery: Different Views in Hudson River School Painting, on view February 26 - May 13, 2012. The exhibition features 116 paintings from the Hudson River school, a loose collective of artists working in upstate New York from 1825-1875, whose works comprised America’s first native artistic style. Artists included in the Hudson River school, and represented in The Blanton’s presentation, are Thomas Cole, Jasper Francis Cropsey, Sanford Robinson Gifford, Asher B. Durand, Frederic Edwin Church, John Frederick Kensett, and John William Casilear, among others.
Members-Only Preview Day
Saturday, February 25, 11AM - 3PM
All Blanton members are invited to preview American Scenery and Go West! Experience the exhibitions on your own or as part of a docent-guided tour.02
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