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Last Updated Aug 1, 2023
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About This Guide
The American Art guide highlights selected electronic and print resources available through the Boston University Libraries and provides links to selected sites on the web.
The Hudson River School: Cultivating a Tradition (streaming, Academic Video Online)In 19th century, artist Thomas Cole and engraver Asher Durand established an artistic movement that became The Hudson River School. The next generation expanded their palette with a technique that was immersed in light. This artistic innovation was later hailed as, “The Luminist Movement.” This film tells the story of these artists who became the greatest landscape painters in the world!