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Art Professor’s Unique, Pensive Book Featured in Seven Days

Seven Days reviews The Mind at Hand: What Drawing Reveals and discusses its author, Michael J. Strauss, professor emeritus of art & art history -- and previously a professor of chemistry. The paper writes that, “You could say The Mind at Hand is one long ode to curiosity,” while Strauss is “a study in contrasts: a scientist who is also an artist; a painter who is also a writer.” Read the story...