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  • Yet to Come

    Trees, in Italy Voice as a creative concept feels worn out and tired to me. As my partner Dave often says about so many things that garner too much attention at the expense of other more valuable concerns, we are overinvested in that idea. But that does leave me without easy words to describe what […]

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  • The Unity of Everything

    THE UNITY OF EVERYTHING Art Times Two 731 Alexander Road Suite 200 Princeton, New Jersey September 9 2018 – March 31 2019 Opening Reception: September 11 6-8pm Featuring: Deborah Barlow, Nandini Chirimar, Lorrie Fredette, Elizabeth Mead, Liz Quisgard, Andra Samelson, Daniel Zeller Curated by Karen Fitzgerald It is a rare opportunity to be part of […]

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  • Progress!

    Studio floor, South Boston The packing up of my studio of 22 years is nearly done, and I am almost ready for the move to Waltham in September. As disorienting as it has been to lose a space I loved and could ride to on my bike (a few pictures of it before it was […]

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  • Begin Again

    Thank you to so many friends who have been steadily at my side through this protracted and difficult passage, one that I am still struggling through. (A bit more about my condition can be found here.) I had a second neurosurgical procedure in June and was told that my eyes will need another six months […]

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  • Update

    Spring comes to Brookline It has been three months since I last posted on Slow Muse. I had envisioned that I would return to writing once I could talk about my current condition in the past tense. But given frequent inquiries of “Where are you?” and a timeline for recovery that is unknown, I am […]

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  • Clew: A Collaboration

    Estana 1, 36 x 36″, mixed media on canvas Clew: A Rich and Rewarding Disorientation Deborah Barlow, Todd Hearon, Jung Mi Lee and Jon Sakata Lamont Gallery Phillips Exeter Academy January 20 – April 15, 2017 Opening Reception: Friday, January 20, 5-7pm Gallery Talk: Saturday, January 21, 10am For more information about the collaboration and […]

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  • Carl Belz

    Carl Belz, 1937-2016 (Photo: Darryl Hughto) So many artists have warm and heartening stories to share about Carl Belz. He was, after all, a larger than life figure in the Boston area. Some studied or worked with him at Brandeis University when he was the director of the Rose Museum. Others were championed by him […]

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  • Dedee Shattuck Gallery

    The opening reception for the show at Dedee Shattuck Gallery is two weeks from today. I hope you will stop by if you are anywhere nearby—Fall River, New Bedford, the Cape, Providence, Newport—over Labor Day weekend. Details: DEBORAH BARLOW YIZHAK ELYASHIV AUGUST 31 – SEPTEMBER 25 Reception: Saturday, September 3, 5 – 7pm DEDEE SHATTUCK […]