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Marilyn Cohen Retrospective – she and her ladies are coming home

It was 10 years ago when Marilyn Cohen’s work was first shown at the Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery at Fairfield University… When Cohen passed away in April 2006 from a brain tumor … Her husband, Lewis spoke to Diana Mille, a longtime friend and the gallery’s director: “Marilyn would have loved to have the women back at the university, so she said ‘Done.’” Mille said Cohen was “perfect” as a representative artist dealing with both women and multicultural issues. “We’re a gallery that likes to use itself as a laboratory for the students and the course work that they take…”

Published in Minuteman Newspapers on 1/22/09

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