Timely and Hard-hitting Interpretations of a Changing Hudson Valley at Hudson River Museum


YONKERS, NY.- Photographer Susan Wides explores the Hudson Valley from its southernmost region, Manhattan, north to Westchester County, and then to the Catskills in more than 40 large-scale photographs at the Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, opening May 28, and on view until September 11. The iconic contemporary landscapes in Susan Wides: The Hudson Valley, From Mannahatta to Kaaterskill show both the transformation and regeneration of a region settled before the American Revolution and which remains, today, the cornerstone of America’s identity and industrial development. The Valley’s strong sense of place ―its history, architecture, and physical landscape etched by the Hudson River — had been classically evinced in the Hudson River School paintings of the nineteenth century. Now Wides views its towns a new way, with timely and hard-hitting interpretations of a land brimming with human activity and reverberatin