Art Essays Links

There is no end to learning and it is always interesting to explore what others think about art from both an artist's point of view and a critic's point of view. Following are links to web sites that contains some interesting essays on art, both digital and traditional.

Algorithmic Art: Composing the Score for Fine Art
An essay about algorithmic art on Roman Verostko's web site, which is devoted to algorithmic art.

Hudson River School
I Hear America Singing: Artist/Movement/Ideas is the associated web site for a PBS Great Performances special with this particular page summarizing the Hudson River School.

Hudson River School
The Albany Institute of History & Art information on the Hudson River School with several works of representative art which are unfortunately not very large.

Hudson River School Artists
The Albany Institute of History & Art biographical information on Hudson River School artists.

Hudson River School
The Wikipedia entry on the Hudson River School and its artists.

Science of Vision and the Emergence of Art
The Science of Vision and the Emergence of Art has an interesting series of articles about vision, color, light, and their role in art.

Wikipedia entry on romanticism

If the imagination is shackled, and nothing is described but what we see, seldom will anything truly great be produced in either Painting or Poetry.

Thomas Cole, founder of the Hudson River School of art