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Arts & Entertainment - October 24, 2008

The ghost in the print

Octogenarian artist mixes the bittersweet and the joyful in his work

by Rebecca Wallace

At the end of a long Atherton driveway, Arthur Krakower seems to find perfect tranquility among the art books and family photos in his garage studio. Jars of paintbrushes await his next move, along with canvases, palette knives and a sheaf of French drawing paper, soft as cotton.

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