Today in 1524 Giovanni da Verrazano, an Italian explorer in the service of France, becomes the first European to sail into what is now New York Harbor; the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge linking Brooklyn and Staten Island is named for him.
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When Art Framed War
January 8, 2014 | 01:47 PM (GMT)
Americans responded to the art in the Armory Show with excitement, confusion, and dismay. Some members of the press called the exhibition's Gallery I, with its European modernist works, a "Chamber of Horrors."