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Anna Hepler's 'The Great Haul,' at the Portland Museum of Art in Maine. Anna Hepler's "The Great Haul," at the Portland Museum of Art in Maine. (Scott Peterman)
By Sebastian Smee
Globe Staff / August 8, 2010

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One of the cruelest burdens we impose on artists is the obligation to talk about their work. It’s not that artists should somehow — like children of yore — be seen and not heard. They are often the most articulate and insightful of commentators. (And why wouldn’t they be? It’s their work.) (Full article: 2120 words)

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