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Andrew Wyeth, austere artist of the familiar, dies

(MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK)
By Mark Feeney
Globe Staff / January 17, 2009

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Andrew Wyeth, whose evocations of a changeless rural present along the Maine coast and in Pennsylvania farm country made him America's most popular living artist and whose 1948 painting "Christina's World" became one of the most famous artworks of the 20th century, died yesterday. (Full article: 1611 words)

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