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Marlin Casker presents Questions & Answers

This month the gallery will show a group of prints by European and American artists. The lithographs, woodcuts, screen prints, etchings, and drypoints are from 1921 to 1972 and highlight the diversity of art of the period.

The show, which is called “Questions and Answers”, is eighteen works from the collection of Marlin Casker. There will be a gallery talk on the 18th of February at 3:30pm.

In the early years of the twentieth century artists in Europe and America were searching for creative expression which would more accurately reflect the mood, reality and experience of the changing times. Early efforts attracted attention and became movements whose names are familiar today, Cubism and Surrealism for example and others, Futurism and Constructivism. Abstraction also gained ground. By the 1920’s, through exhibitions and publications, the ideas became well understood and artists from New York to Moscow adapted these new ideas as they saw fit.

While there were many who committed themselves to modernist idioms there were more who retained the recognizable image – landscape or still life for example. The prints displayed here reflect the wide range of the art which resulted and the richness of art of the middle years of the 20th century.

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Buried by Ellison Cooper

It’s fun to recommend books I’ve loved to patrons. But, it’s also been fantastic getting suggestions from patrons in return. One such suggestion came from a LML member whose tastes run very similar to my own. She’s recommended many books and authors that I’ve enjoyed in the past. But, her latest suggestion was one I just have to pass on to you.

Buried by Ellison Cooper is the perfect thriller. You’ve often read in a review that a book is “a real page- turner” or that you “can’t put it down”. Too often, it’s not true. But, Buried grabs you within the first six pages and then never lets go. It kept pulling me back, racing to find out what happens next, only to be sorry when the ride was over.

Buried is actually the second book by Ellison Cooper featuring Agent Sayer Altair. The first in the series is Caged. It didn’t hurt to have started with the second book, it still read just fine as a stand-alone novel. But, I’ve already put Caged on hold to enjoy the story that led up to Buried. Then, I just have to wait until July for the rest of Sayer’s adventures in “Cut to the Bone”!

Nancy – Library Staff

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