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Monday, November 15, 2010

The Oxbow At Northampton Through The Ages

Paintings by two different artists of the oxbow on the Connecticut River in Northhampton, Massachusetts. Top photo: Stephen Hannock, Metropolitan Museum of Art. Bottom photo: Thomas Cole.

Paintings by two different artists of the oxbow on the Connecticut River in Northhampton, Massachusetts. Top photo: Stephen Hannock, Metropolitan Museum of Art. Bottom photo: Thomas Cole.

19th-century painter Thomas Cole founded America’s first art movement, and his student Frederic Church carried it on. Here & Now’s Robin Young visits their homes, now historic sites, in New York’s Hudson Valley, to see what inspired the Hudson River School to “find God in nature.” We also learn about their direct descendant, 58-year-old Stephen Hannock, who rips into his painting with power tools, and has fans from rock star Sting, to great museums like the Met.


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