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Shed Dreams

MY SHED IS A VERY VERY VERY FINE SHED…no, not really. At the moment, it’s a stark cedar box, above, with a shed roof — as in shed water, I now realize — but it will be a very fine … Continue reading

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Artist’s Retreat in Springs 550K

UPDATE 1/28/11: This property has been sold for 450K. Someone got a steal! THIS NEW-TO-MARKET HOUSE harks back to the heyday of Hamptons Bohemia — not as far back as Jackson Pollock, but to the 1970s, when Willem deKooning, Franz … Continue reading

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At Home with Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner

I’M LIVING A SCANT MILE from a National Historic Landmark and cult-of-personality epicenter, the Pollock-Krasner House. It’s an 1879 farmhouse here in Springs where two leading lights of Abstract Expressionist painting, Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner, lived from 1945 until … Continue reading

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GARDEN VOYEUR: Artist’s Way in Springs

THIS GARDEN BELONGS TO ONE OF MY NEIGHBORS here in Springs. Like so many people around here, Margaret Kerr is an artist. Her medium is brick. The garden surrounding her cedar-shingled 1970s house was inspired, she told me, by a … Continue reading

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