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The Drawing Student

The rapid loss of a thousand years of collectively acquired manual dexterity causes the drawing student to experience existential panic when he picks up a piece of charred wood and stands before a skeleton and a sheet of paper.

Artist and Mom

Ed. note: In recognition of International Women's Day and the Day Without Women Strike, Glasstire re-posts this popular archived essay by one of Houston's most respected artists, who also happens to be a mother.
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