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...and other adventures in art

Many thanks to Mauro Bianchini, who wrote an article for the Sempione News about my piece Making My Own Paradise, currently on display at Palazzo Mora in Venice Italy: Sempione News: Mauro Bianchini on Barbara Downs Making My Own Paradise

Before I say more, I just want to add that I love Venice: the people, the architecture, the art, the history.  My thoughts go out to that beautiful city and its people through the devastating flooding that they are experiencing.

As to the article, for those of us who don’t speak Italian, here’s the Google Translate version:

Here’s a photo of me with my entire installation at Palazzo Mora.

Barbara reading her statement at Palazzo Mora, next to Making My Own Paradise and Nothing But Blue Skies