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Grace Visits: Artist June Wilson

By Grace Graupe-Pillard
Grace Graupe-Pillard is making studio calls. This week she shares with us her visit to the studio of the artist June Wilson whose love affair with nature since her childhood days deeply informs her artistic practice.
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Grace Visits: Artist Robin Tewes

By Grace Graupe-Pillard
Robin Tewes believes "[T]here is a need for men to be fragile and vulnerable with each other . . . usually they are not portrayed that way in art history. . . ” In her work, "Men In Trouble," men are metaphorically engulfed in water — either drowning, or in a ritual of purification, transitioning from one state of awareness to another.
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Blueprint for Happiness: The Photography of Joana Cardozo

By Suzanne Russell
By Suzanne Russell

Photographing the streets of New York and its strange array of characters, Joana Cardozo fell in love with both New York City and photography. When it was time to go back to her law practice in Brazil, she decided instead to apply to a one-year intensive photography course at ICP. She told herself that if she were accepted, she would spend another year in New York. Joana was 36 years old at the time.

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Arts & Culture · Fine Art

Grace Visits: Artist Judith Henry

By Grace Graupe-Pillard
This August, our frequent arts contributor and artist herself Grace Graupe-Pillard is making studio calls. This week she shares with us her visit with Judith Henry, who for over 40 years, has created evocative multimedia artworks that explore the friction between our interior lives and public selves.
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Arts & Culture · Fine Art

The Fine Art of Aging

By Stacia Friedman
By Stacia Friedman

“Better she should learn how to cook for her husband than make like Picasso,” Hilda’s relatives said. To her credit, Hilda never turned on the stove. And she never stopped painting.

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