Industrial Sublime: Modernism and the Transformation of New York’s Rivers 1900 – 1940


Sunday, December 8, 2013
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Billowing smoke, noble bridges, & epic waterfront are central to the New York shown in Industrial Sublime.

Billowing smoke, booming industry, noble bridges, and an epic waterfront are the landscape of New York changing and growing in the first 40 years of the 20th century. Industrial Sublime: Modernism and the Transformation of New York’s Rivers, 1900-1940 at the Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, shows the convulsive changes in the New York metropolis and its rivers that are embraced in modern paintings from Robert Henri to Georgia O’Keeffe.

Industrial Sublime includes over 70 works from museums around the country.

The exhibition is co-curated by Kirsten M. Jensen, Curator, and Bartholomew F. Bland, Director of Curatorial Affairs at the Hudson River Museum

Event Location and Ticket Information

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Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Avenue
Yonkers, New York
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Sunday, December 8, 2013
Times: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Ticket pricing:
Free event

Presenter: Hudson River Museum
Presenter Phone: 914-963-4550

Sponsor Message

The exhibition and the accompanying catalogue have been made possible by a generous grant from the Mr. and Mrs. Raymond J. Horowitz Foundation for the Arts, Inc. The exhibition catalogue is supported, in part, by Furthermore: a program of the J.M. Kaplan Fund and is co-published by the Hudson River Museum and Empire State Editions, an imprint of Fordham University Press.
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