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Blades of the mill: a man battling with cancer

Barb Schwarz Karst Robert Schwarz   Cancer   THIS CAN’T BE RIGHT “The doctor said it might be lymphoma,” I told his nurse after he had left the room and my temperature had gone from normal happy being to the sweat of a man facing a firing squad in seconds. “So,” she casually said. “So!” […]

Artist statement – “Blades of the mill: a man battling with cancer” by Barb Schwarz Karst

Barb Schwarz Karst   “Blades of the Mill” is a series of eighteen mixed media paintings representing my brother Bob, four months into his eight-month treatment for cancer. Each of the eighteen paintings contains an image of Bob and a line of poetry that signifies a major turning point in his life. When combining all […]