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Portrait of a Christian artist

Art | Combat and Christianity helped shape Roger Blum and his work
by Sharon Dierberger
Posted 4/11/19, 03:09 pm

Artist Roger Blum, now 78, grew up in a troubled Seventh-day Adventist home in Northern California. That upbringing led him to register as a conscientious objector during the Vietnam War. In 1965, when he was beginning a master’s degree program and trying to establish himself as an illustrator, he received a draft notice.

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On the streets where you live

New York | A New York artist leaves winsome messages in sidewalk chalk, and local media dig up a democratic socialist candidate’s ‘repressive’ pro-life past
by Emily Belz
Posted 9/04/18, 04:39 pm

A New York moment: 

You see a lot of weird stuff on the sidewalks of Manhattan, from discarded pants to one-legged pigeons. One time I came across a steaming pile of potatoes, scattered on the sidewalk, a scenario that still leaves me baffled.

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Couture crosses

Art | A visit to the Met’s Heavenly Bodies exhibit
by Emily Belz
Posted 5/22/18, 03:02 pm

A New York moment:

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