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February 16, 2013 02:31 PM

A bright spot on the cultural landscape

by Roger Kimball, from Roger's Rules

Back in 2006, I wrote about a conspicuous, if quiet, bright spot on the troubled countenance of contemporary art: The Harlem Studio of Art, which was presided over by the artists Judith Pond Kudlow and Andrea Smith.  “The school,” I wrote at the time, “offers students something almost unheard of today: rigorous training in modeling, [...]

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