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Here's looking at you, Jen. For giving us a sincere post about a sincere artist.

Posted by Alphabetics | January 4, 2007 10:31 AM

I love the Martin-Zambito gallery - it's the only place where I've heard a Laura Nyro album playing in the last 20 years (besides my home).

Posted by patron | January 4, 2007 10:35 AM

Thanks Jen. I just wanted to mention that we have several national artists that we represent including Abelman, which is why we have the show, there was no connection with Seattle except that she exhibitied with the Northwest Printmakers society during the depression. I think our gallery is perceived as featuring only Northwest artists but its really the period, early 20th century, American and regional that we feature. We have a special fondness for WPA art because the artists tended to be more politically and socially conscious besides the fact that the WPA gave equal opportunities for women and minority artists. The Abelman show is exceptionally good and we are happy to exhibit her work for Seattlites who would usually only get to see this type of art in New York.
We are in our 17th year and I can count on one hand the reviews we have received, so thanks for the mention.
I was also happy to see that someone likes my taste in music too, Laura Nyro is another neglected artist/musician who shouldnt be forgotten.
David Martin
Martin-Zambito Fine Art

Posted by David Martin | January 11, 2007 1:31 PM

About my mother's date of birth...."When you see the world through the eyes of an abstractionist, everything is fair game" whether it is a birth year or day..... Ida was known to embellish, rewrite, redraw much of what most of us see as "cast in stone".... and one the mediums she liked most was lithography, where she worked on stone!!! In any case it's cool to see her in the Stranger...

Fred Abelman

Posted by Fred | January 11, 2007 4:42 PM

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