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‘The New York Times’: 50 shades of blue, green, everything

by | Posted on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014 — 3:39 PM

Mel Ziegler (Vanderbilt University)

When artists Kate Ericson and Mel Ziegler, now the chair of the Department of Art at Vanderbilt, started out, they sometimes took house-painting jobs to pay the rent. The pair became fascinated by houses, colors, even the names of colors: subjects that became the focus of a joint career that continued until Ericson’s death from brain cancer in 1995.

The New York Times spotlights a poignant exhibition of their work currently on display at Galerie Perrotin New York.

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Nancy Wise, (615) 322-4624

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