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Review: Elaine Lustig Cohen’s Paintings Move Into Philip Johnson’s Glass House

Elaine Lustig Cohen never thought of being an artist until the architect Phillip Johnson offered her a design brief. Thus began a long career straddling graphic design and painting. So, has the inspiration she drew from architecture led to great paintings? “Somewhat second string” according to the writer. Her paintings use a vocabulary “intended for other disciplines and purposes … book covers and … corporate logos”.

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