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Abandoned, Reclaimed, Transformed: The Art of Nancy Rubins

I first came across the work of Nancy Rubins in the 1980s. My initial response was one of amazement – a 45 foot tall tornado-like form that literally contained everything, including the kitchen sink. Located next to a highway in … Continue reading

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Making the Ordinary Extraordinary

I’ve long been fascinated by artists who transform everyday objects. What a wonderful way to move through the world, everywhere you look there’s a potential work of art. In the installation “Gathering Dust,”  the artist Donald Lipski pinned thousands of … Continue reading

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