Detail, Asco, Instant Mural, 1974, color photograph by Harry Gamboa, Jr. Courtesy of the artist © Asco ; photograph © 1974 Harry Gamboa, Jr. x1200
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Fellows Travel to Olana

Olana

It is a spectacular view. In the afternoon sun, the water of the Hudson River shimmers and the peaks of the Catskill Mountains glow. You step down from the back porch, turn around, and look up to study the façade of the house. Bold geometric shapes and delicately attenuated script flow freely throughout in reds, blues, and golds and culminate in a powerful minaret. Here, Persian design meets American landscape: this is Olana.

On Sunday, September 21, at 10 am, the Fellows—some of…

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