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Barbara,

My work usually ends up being figurative-based with underlying personal and
psychological issues.  There are a myriad of possibilities with:

"Home Body"

Regards,
Rhonda Gushee

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From: Barbara Harman <ArtSurvive@AOL.COM>
To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU <BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU>
Date: Friday, May 10, 2002 2:52 PM
Subject: [BKARTS] New work


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>Dear Friends, I think I have begun to zero in on a theme for a series of
new
>works, though I am still exploring. I am writing to ask you for quotes,
book
>recommendations, thoughts, reactions to the idea of "home" or "house."
Right
>now the images are somewhat whimsical, as are the (admittedly) trite words
I
>have come up with, to wit:
>
>Home is where the heart is
>A house is not a home
>Home free
>Home, home on the range
>Mi casa es su casa
>Homeward bound
>Home is where they have to take you in
>
>As you can see from my list, poetic flights of fancy are not necessary, nor
>is originality or creativity if you find yourselves wanting for these. I am
>just looking for springboards from which to dive into this particular pool.
>As usual, I expect this work will encompass prints, drawings, paintings
>(doing REALLY tiny landscape paintings at the moment) and BOOKS, as well as
>the usual assortment of cards, bookmarks and other low-end stuff for cheap.
>Already thinking three dimensionally and starting to think about
accompanying
>words of my own.
>
>As is usually the case, I have no clear idea what the source inspiration is
>for this. It began because my kids are (finally) going to get into their
own
>house and I wanted to celebrate that and help them out a little financially
>if I can. But lurking in the background are some slightly more sinister
>influences, including the events of 9/11 and the recent addition of a
>roommate to my household (a decidedly mixed blessing). So your thoughts,
>ideas, quotes, recommendations, what-have-you can have a dark side as well.
>
>Anyway, thanks for reading and thanks ahead of time for anything you wish
to
>contribute. Barbara Harman
>
>P.S. For Book Arts Listers: I don't know if this would be of interest to
all,
>so if you don't think so, or prefer a little less exposure, please respond
to
>me directly.
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