"Albert Bierstadt in New York & New England" at The Thomas Cole National Historic Site

Apr 26, 2013

Albert Bierstadt, Mt. Ascutney from Claremont, New Hampshire, 1862. 40.5 x 70.5 in. Fruitlands Museum

  On Sunday, April 28th the Thomas Cole National Historic Site will celebrate the opening of their 2013 exhibition, Albert Bierstadt in New York & New England.

The show is curated by Annette Blaugrund, former director of the National Academy Museum, focuses on Albert Bierstadt’s east coast paintings and offers a rare opportunity to see these little known but magnificent works.

Best known for his iconic images of the American West, Bierstadt created an important body of work that depict botanical and geological details in the unspoiled wilderness, mountains, and meadows in the White Mountains, Hudson Valley, and other scenic locations in New England and New York. Curator, Annette Blaugrand and Executive Director at Thomas Cole, Betsy Jacks join us this morning.