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Cover Story - January 26, 2007

Something to talk about

Kenney Mencher's provocative paintings challenge viewers to tell their stories

by Rebecca Wallace

A Kenney Mencher painting is like a man crying on a bus. You aren't supposed to watch, but something nags at you to look closer. Maybe you'll find out the full story.

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Posted by Sue
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Nov 16, 2007 at 10:05 am

Interesting person this Kenney Mencher, born in the Bronx, NY he was a dropout from HS, now a professor and artist, his work is something of a mystery, possiblely some are self-portraits? This theme of glasses half-full, is he battling his own demons? His works seem to be revolving and I continue to be amazed with his work.


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