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“9/11 Afterwards”

by Don Sexton [email protected]
All images © 2021, Don Sexton. All rights reserved.

Mixed media paintings en plein air near Ground Zero during weeks after 9/11.

“I live in Tribeca, about 10 blocks north of Ground Zero. For several weeks after the tragedy, I would put on my mask, pack up my inks and oil pastels, and carry my easel and sketchbooks to vantage points around the site. I painted en plein air the people gazing quietly and respectfully at the wreckage. Some of these thirty paintings have been shown individually but I have not shown them as a group until now—the twentieth anniversary of 9/11.” – Don

Twenty of the 9/11 paintings are being shown at the East 67th Street Library, 328 East 67th Street, NYC, from August 21 through October 15. Artist’s Reception, September 11, from 2pm to 4pm. Additional 9/11 paintings are being exhibited at the NorthEast-Millerton Library, 75 Main Street, Millerton, NY, during the month of September. For more information, contact me at: [email protected]

Artist’s Statement: My Works, My Stories

About the Artist

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