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The Healing Power of Art

My friend, the painter Leona Frank, of  Westport, CT, writes: “I want to share some exciting news with you. I learned on Thanksgiving that five of my flower paintings will be acquired by Bridgeport Hospital (Yale New Haven Hospital) for … Continue reading

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Rocks Are People, too.

Last week, after I posted about Leona Frank’s paintings of wildflowers on the Thimble Islands, off the coast of Connecticut, she sent me a folder of her husband Dick’s black-and-white photographs of the rock formations there. “This is the first … Continue reading

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Riot-of-Color-in-Winter

One of my favorite flowers is snow-in-summer. How about a flower called riot-of-color-in-winter? Alas, it’s not blooming outdoors in the Northeast during these grayish January days. But Westport, CT, based painter Leona Frank has brought the vivid colors of summer … Continue reading

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