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Brooklyn, New York, and part-time Lake Michigan artist George Schmidt tells us about his contemporary-meets-coastal style.

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Motel and Barn
George Schmidt

Motel and Barn

Ink on paper, 7.5” x 11”

“It is what it is: a motel and a barn. I was living in Chicago and going to graduate school at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. I’m proud of it because it now belongs to Richard Neel, the son of one of my artistic heroes, Alice Neel.”

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