QR Weekly Art News Recap 3/31/23
Welcome to the Questroyal Fine Art weekly news recap! Here we will be sharing relevant articles about the art world each week. Please enjoy and check back weekly for the latest art news and events.
1. Inness: A Country Getaway That’s Between Cultivated and Wild by Leo Lei
In this piece by Leo Lei a luxury hotel in the Hudson Valley named after beloved Hudson River School painter George Inness is spotlighted. The hotel, designed by Post Company in partnership with restauranteur and trained architect Taavo Somer, is a great spot to embrace the everlasting beauty of the Hudson Valley. The 225-acre property features 40 hotel rooms and amenities including, “a restaurant and lounge, a 9-hole golf course by King Collins, a sports outfitter, swimming pools, tennis courts, hiking trails, an events barn, a farm shop, and a 3-acre organic farm designed by landscape architect Miranda Brooks.”
Check out the link below for more information and to view photos of the gorgeous property:
2. A journey through the Hudson River landscape by Amaris Ford
The Albany Institute of History and Art has two exciting Hudson River School exhibitions currently on view. In addition to the ongoing exhibition The Hudson River School: Landscape Paintings from the Albany Institute in the Christine and George R. Hearst III Gallery, a new exhibition featuring the work of William Hart and his sister Julie Hart Beers opened on March 22nd. The new exhibition is called Hudson River School Journeys: Watercolors and Drawings by William Hart and Julie Hart Beers. Follow the link below to read more about how organizations like the Albany Institute of History and Art are preserving the legacy of the Hudson River School and its artists.
Be sure to check out the new exhibition before it closes on August 6, 2023!
3. New York governor proposes 56% cut to state arts funding by Benjamin Sutton
Governor Kathy Hochul’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2024 includes a $61.7 million cut to the budget for the New York Council for the Arts. For more information on the proposed plan and the important conversation surrounding it, check out this piece by Benjamin Sutton in The Art Newspaper.
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