Ferocious Emotion and Ideas

She celebrates her ninety-seventh birthday today (December 25th, 2008)

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what she can do with her hands. That includes drawing, etching, molding, carving in stone, casting in metal, constructing with wood, sewing, embroidering, and turning antique shop and Dumpster salvage into walk-in assemblages. (NYtimes)

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She still holds Sunday gatherings with emerging artists and remains as demanding and challenging to younger artists, as she has been toward her own work.” (via)

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(More complete and comprehensive coverage by Joanne Mattera)