Shainman Gallery [The School] in Kinderhook

Shainman Gallery [The School] in Kinderhook

“[Jack} Shainman now runs two spaces in Chelsea, but instead of joining his peers’ frenetic expansion to London, Los Angeles, Berlin and China, he opened The School [in Kinderhook], so named because it’s in a stately old public school, not far from his farm. He had initially thought of using it as an art bunker but decided the art should be seen, not hidden in storage. It’s now both a destination for city folk and a source of local pride.“ WSJ Magazine

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The Dr. Oliver Bronson House

The Dr. Oliver Bronson House

EXCERPT FROM HISTORIC HUDSON: “The Dr. Oliver Bronson House was built as a three story Federal style residence for Samuel Plumb in 1811-1812. The house and grounds were reinvented by architect Alexander Jackson Davis into a fully realized Romantic-Picturesque estate for Dr. Oliver Bronson and his family in two successive remodeling campaigns dating to 1838 and 1849.

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Olana

Olana

“Olana is a 250-acre artist-designed landscape with a Persian-inspired house at its summit, embracing unrivaled panoramic views of the vast Hudson River Valley. The eminent Hudson River School painter Frederic Edwin Church designed Olana, his family home, studio, and estate as an integrated environment embracing architecture, art, landscape, and conservation ideals.” Historic Artists’ Homes & Studios

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