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A Singular American Painter and His Perennially Disregarded Wife

HARTFORD, Conn. — There has always been a certain fluidity in our appreciation of the American modernist maverick Milton Avery (1885-1965). And this is not just because of the light, airy, daringly simplified, almost abstract paintings of sand, sea and sky that characterized his last decade. Avery was artistically unaffiliated, never part of a particular …

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Peer Into the Studio of L.A. Painter Tahnee Lonsdale, Whose Cat Helps Remind Her That Sometimes It’s Okay to Rest

British painter Tahnee Lonsdale is something of an heir to the female spiritual abstractionists and Surrealists of yesteryear, creating dreamy, mystical landscapes that draw on the language of geometry and figuration. Her lush colors—jewel-like greens, bold blues, cool corals—are achieved by layering oil paint on the canvas. The Los Angeles-based artist’s new solo show, “Tahnee Lonsdale: …

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