100 miles up the Hudson River

100 miles up the Hudson River
about 100 miles straight up the river, north of NYC, lies Olana, the magnificent estate of Hudson River School artist Frederick Church.

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a friend of ours likes to say “the Hudson River School artists were the ROCK STARS of their time”, as throughout the 1800′s their highly romantic style and “use of light effects, to dramatically portray such elements as mist and sunsets” broke new ground and moved the nation. walking through the beautiful Olana woods last weekend to watch the sunset with friends, it was easy to see how these artists were inspired to create this moving style.

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Posted on September 30th, 2004 in NY Photos | Permalink