Andrew Raftery’s House and Garden, with a Twist

Andrew Raftery, Open House: Scene 1 (Living Room), 2008. (© Andrew Raftery; Courtesy of the artist and RYAN LEE Gallery, New York)
A master printmaker uses Old Master style and new techniques to chronicle the seasons in his Providence home.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE F rom time to time I’ve profiled American artists I like, artists whose young age or medium keeps them from getting headlines. Angela Lorenz, for instance, makes the most inventive artist’s books, and these objects are precious and erudite. They’re not for the masses or the showy rich. Sheila Hicks is a fiber artist or, more precisely, a sculptor in textile. She’s well known, but fiber art’s a niche. Henri-Paul Broyard is a superb young painter whose dealer, Grant Wahlquist, is in Portland, Maine, not in beaten-track Manhattan. James Prosek is a young environmental artist, writer, and filmmaker, and the Audubon

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