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BRUSH OF REALITY Famed American artist Diana Leviton Gondek has put every area of her life into her artworks By Manvi Pant


very artist has a story to tell – of cynicism, resolve, idiosyncrasies, discord, love, revolution, acceptance, of human evolution, and all that surrounds it. Sometimes, they offer a story of their own life – feelings, remembrances, recognitions, thoughts that may have lain quietly for a while and suddenly come to

the fore. Meet Chicago-based artist Diana Leviton Gondek, whose stories are beautifully crafted in the form of an artwork, and when we look at it from the other side of the canvas, it becomes a voice to resonate with. “I had a happy childhood growing up in the city of Evanston, FEBRUARY 2020