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Martin Puryear Retrospective opens at MOMA

Martin Puryear at MOMA 2007
Photo: Richard Barnes/Museum of Modern Art

One of my favorite artists, Marin Puryear is an African-American artist who has prevailed and brought it on home. Read Roberta Smith's comprehensive review "Humanity's Ascent in Three Dimensions" at the NY Times online and see a slide show of Puryear's visually pure, carefully wrought, and deeply felt work. It's enough to make me want to hop a plane to New York and take you all with me.

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