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Steve Tobin's bronze sculpture, Roots.  Image source: http://blog.travelpod.com/travel-photo/ereland/nyc-2007/1190724360/9-11-uprooted-tree.jpg/tpod.html

If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.  ~Confucius Steve Tobin’s sculpture, Roots, is mentioned in What Remains? Outside Trinity Church, perched on the empty flagstone courtyard facing Wall Street, lightly rests Steve Tobin’s bronze sculpture,Roots.  [...]

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Image of Jo Yarrington's The Moneychangers

What Remains when All Insignificant Things Must Disappear? By: Michelina Docimo Outside Trinity Church, perched on the empty flagstone courtyard facing Wall Street, lightly rests Steve Tobin’s bronze sculpture, Roots.  Recovered from the suffocating rubble of collapsed concrete and shattered glass from the 9/11 attacks, this massive root structure from a seventy-year old sycamore tree [...]

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John Mendelsohn, Rise 1, 2008, 30"x60, Acrylic on Canvas

The Rise of the Riverkeeper, A Calling: The Work of John Mendelsohn By: Michelina Docimo Meditation 17’s famous line, ‘No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main,” by 17th century metaphysical poet, John Donne, still rings true for 21st century abstract artist, [...]

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Clifton Monteith with a handcrafted lantern.

By: Michelina Docimo Michigan native and artist, Clifton Monteith, feels at home in Japan, understanding the subtle complexity and silent social consciousness that links custom and culture there. This affection is rooted in his earliest memories of a much-admired Japanese silk embroidery and a Chinese rosewood cradle in his grandparents’ home and in the exercise [...]

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