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Lifestyle

Labor Days and September Beginnings

By Julia L. Kay
Labor Day weekend has always been a time of transitions for me, starting with the earliest and biggest transition I’ve ever gone through: September 2, 1962, when my mother labored on Labor Day and brought me into the world. Officially marking the passage of my years has thus also always coincided with one of the biggest seasonal transitions visually, when…
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Arts & Culture

Drawing My Face Every Day, My Whole Self Emerged

By Julia L. Kay
by Julia Kay For most of the 90s and early 2000s I lived in large live-work warehouses and made mural-sized paintings. My Oakland, California living spaces were hard to heat, hard to cool, and hard to keep clean, but I was clearly living the life of an artist. The paintings were hard to sell, hard to move, and hard to…
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