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Living Art

Richard Merkin, painter, raconteur, flâneur, first came to my attention in the pages of GQ magazine where he was the “Style Guy,” a post now occupied by Glenn O’Brien. Later I caught a glimpse of him in Alan Flusser’s books. … Continue reading

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Great Aunt Martha in Oil

As usual, my art history class has got me thinking about, well, art, which is what it’s supposed to do. More specifically, it has me thinking not so much about the art that hangs in the great museums of the … Continue reading

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FY Eye

What a wonderful resource is the Web. Think about the wealth of information that is available at the click of a search button. Short of subscribing to every design, art, literary and music publication, there is no other way to … Continue reading

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