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My Favorite Painting

Eugene Vitalis Biel-Bienne’s Self Portrait by John Guider When I first saw this painting, I was drawn to it immediately. I knew that in most self-portraits, the artist usually tries to make a forceful, singular statement that says, “This is who I am.”...
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Andy’s Gift: The Paintings of Camie Davis

I first met Andy Warhol with my Parsons art schoolmate Tom Ford at Trader Vic’s in the Plaza’s basement bar. That was 1984. Andy loved hanging out there because that’s where the “preppies” and mid-America tourists hung out. He liked that ironic vibe. I fe...
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Elizabeth Brandon | The Alchemist

Arriving at Elizabeth Brandon’s studio you might think that you took a wrong turn in the road and ended up in the middle of nowhere in front of an old country church. Inside the illusion continues as the northern light streams in through giant windows illu...
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My Favorite Painting

Elizabeth Brandon’s Heirloom Peonies and Yellow Rose by Carolyn Kendall, owner of Alcott Interiors In my 20 years working as an interior designer, I’ve often been in search of special artwork for my clients. Recently I have been able to place a very s...

Brother Mel | A Life in Color

We were all saddened to hear of the passing of artist Brother Mel. Our Editor Paul Polycarpou was fortunate to have been with him on several occasions and was always struck by his tenderness, his compassion, and, of course, by his enormous talent. Here was...
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Quang Ho | Attracted to Mystery

Internationally collected master artist Quang Ho made his first sojourn to Nashville in early November. Teaching a week-long workshop to local artists and lecturing at Montgomery Bell Academy, the confident yet unassuming Ho sought to impart his philosop...

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