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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 […]

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  • In Water

    Remaya 2, mixed media on wood panel, 36 x 36″ A year ago I had a conversation with Jerry Beck, good friend and founder of the well known Revolving Museum (in Jerry’s nomenclature, a “nomadic nonprofit cultural organization”). We shared an interest in exploring the linkages between art and science, and we agreed that New […]

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  • Sri Lanka and Environs

    Hindu temple in Matale, Sri Lanka These last few weeks were spent in Oman, UAE and Sri Lanka. The ancient traditions—Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist—are deep and leave me feeling humbly outside a true understanding of these profound songlines. The eyes take it in, but they are just the first step in truly seeing. Here are just […]