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"Living Treasures" of New York - Frank Taira (1913-2010)

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25" x 36" oil on canvas (1986)
“The stairway is a place that you go up to pray, so it is kind of like a church. It gives a sense of peace and quietness. It is spiritual, it’s a mystery. The light comes from the top. I was trying to get the overall feeling about the thing. After I finished, I got much more satisfaction. The viewer takes in the whole painting and finds his own spirituality.”

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