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The group show at Havu and the Duesberry solo at Robischon both go a long way in proving that, as crazy as it seems, art based on nature still has some relevance in contemporary art. It may not be cutting-edge, but for a number of reasons, a lot of people still like it anyway.

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Michael Paglia is an art historian and writer whose columns have appeared in Westword since 1995; his essays on the visual arts have also been published in national periodicals including Art News, Architecture, Art Ltd., Modernism, Art & Auction and Sculpture Magazine. He taught art history at the University of Colorado Denver.
Contact: Michael Paglia