"The River That Flows in Two Directions" by Rachel Baxter

“The River That Flows in Two Directions” by Rachel Baxter, completed in October 2017, is located on the I-787 retaining wall between Columbia and Water Streets. The mural shows an abstract mountain top landscape inspired by the Adirondacks evolving into a map of the Hudson River. Baxter’s inspiration came from thinking about the historical significance of the Hudson River, and how it continues to unite the state’s regions.

To find out more about Rachel Baxter and see her other work, visit her website http://www.rachelabaxter.com/.

This mural was created in partnership with Albany Center Gallery and Albany Barn, and sponsored by Albany Parking Authority, in an effort to inspire, uplift and bring art to the community.

Curator: Tony Iadicicco

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