Hudson Woods - Where Design Meets Nature – Summer Around Hudson Woods: Art Shows to See


“Cold Mountain Study (12),” by Brice Marden, from 1988-91. Copyright 2019 Brice Marden / ARS

Two towns along Hudson River are having sublime art shows that will last this summer. “Brice Marden’s Cold Mountain Studies’, is now open to the public at ‘T’ Space, in the wooded outskirts of Rhinebeck. One of America’s abstract painter, Brice Marden is showing 35 drawings that were key creative experiments towards his widely acclaimed Cold Mountain paintings in the late 1980s. The show is open until August 11, 2019 and for more information, visit

In Catskill at the Thomas Cole Historic Site, is showing “Thomas Cole’s Refrain: The Paintings of Catskill Creek”. The exhibition illuminates masterpieces from major museums and private collections, and explore the deeper meaning of Cole’s Catskill Creek paintings, considered as an integral series for the first time. It includes twelve original oil paintings by Thomas Cole and leading 19th-century artists who were inspired by Cole. The exhibition is open until November 3, 2019 and for more information, visit

Remnants of wilderness in Cole’s “Catskill Creek, New York,” from 1845. Courtesy Thomas Cole National Historic Site, New-York Historical Society, the Robert L. Stuart Collection, gift of his widow, Mrs. Mary Stuart