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Green-Hudson: Cara Hanley

Cara Hanley's mural is on a section of the Green-Hudson parking garage (map) garage wall that faces Green Street. Hanley said her mural was inspired by dreamscapes. It depicts the Albany city skyline rising from the river and a book.

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Green-Hudson: Sylvie Kantorovitz

Sylvie Kantorovitz is an illustrator and author of children's books. Her mural wraps around the corner of the Green-Hudson garage just about 25 yards down the street from the Hanley's mural. She wanted to create fanciful creatures as if they've taken up the garage as their habitat -- and sometimes venture our into our world.

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Water Street: Rachel Baxter

Rachel Baxter is an abstract painter. new mural stretches along one of the walls that holds up a 787 ramp next to Water Street (map). She said the idea is to create an abstract landscape of mountains that transitions into a map of the Hudson River. (North is to the left.)

You might already know some of her work. She created the mural on the plywood facade at 27 N. Pearl and Maiden Lane in downtown Albany.

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Here's how those three new murals in downtown Albany turned out

Capital Walls mural Sylvie Kantorovitz

Here's some photo follow-up on those three murals-in-progress in downtown Albany was posted about last week.

The works are part of the Capital Walls project -- a collaboration among the Albany Center Gallery, curator Tony Iadicicco, and the Albany Barn. And it's being funded by the Albany Parking Authority as part of its ongoing effort to make its garages feel more welcoming. (See also: The two large murals on the Quackenbush garage.)

As Iadicicco told us last week, "The goal is to inspire and create community and sense of place."

Here's how they turned out...

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Comments

My God, I'm in love with Sylvie Kantorovitz's mural !

Stunning!

@Greg kern - that one is my favorite, too!

Really cool, especially the one by Sylvie Kantorovitz. Love the style. I always enjoy checking them out as I pass by.

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