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Coping with Grief in Vibrant Color

An artist deals with the loss of a child

On April 8, 2014, artist Seth Remsnyder had to say goodbye to his son, Robert Langdon Remsnyder. His child was stillborn. And although he and his wife Janet knew ahead of time that their son had died in the womb, … Continue reading

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Literal and Figurative Wounds in Frida Kahlo’s “La Venadita”

The painting is one of the artist's clearest interpretations on death and suffering

Choosing just one Frida Kahlo work about death isn’t an easy task. The artist flirted with death in nearly every painting she released, owing to her numerous near-death experiences. One of my favorite Kahlo paintings is also one of her … Continue reading

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