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Art that visualizes New York’s Dutch past

17 Nov

On October 17, I happened to watch on Channel 13 a show that was perfect for this blog: Hudson River Journeys. It profiles two people who love the Hudson River: One is Pete Seeger, who instigated the building of the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater in 1969 as an environmental project for cleaning up the Hudson.

Pete Seeger on the sloop Clearwater

Pete Seeger on the sloop Clearwater

The other person is an artist named Len Tantillo, who specializes in historical art of New York. Continue reading