One of the most famous exhibition halls in the U.S, the Boscobel House & Gardens in Garrison, New York is gearing up for a rare exhibition of lithographs, that were created by the publishing house, Currier & Ives. This all new exhibition called, ‘Currier & Ives On the Hudson’ is being seen as a tribute to this 19th century publishing firm, that brought the entire America closes with its thousands of lithographs, that touched just about every subject.
The Boscobel House will be focusing on the lithographs by Currier & Ives that have highlighted the Hudson River Valley and other scenic areas such as the Hudson Highlands, West Point and Sleepy Hollow etc. Even though the publishing firm had become incredibly popular and had a vast reach, yet the modern day exhibitions are seldom seen showcasing the works of Currier & Ives. However, the ‘Currier & Ives On the Hudson’ exhibition that will begin from July 4th, 2010 and will continue on till October 11th, 2010 will be put up on display approximately 30 prints and an accompanying publication. The exhibition will also include various other programs, such as scholarly discussions as well as numerous artists and print dealers will be able to understand the significance of these pieces of art along with the history behind them.