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The most voluptuous of central European chocolates is named after Mozart, the most seductive of steak dishes after Chateaubriand and Rossini. Such kitsch pays tribute to a formidable recognition. Why are American streets so silent to the remembrance of thought?
                                                   -George Steiner

Curt Barnes is a painter living in New York City. He holds degrees from University of California at Berkeley and Pratt Institute; he received a National Endowment in painting in 1993, a grant to study in Rome in 1998, and a Golden Foundation Grant in 2003. He exhibits regularly in New York and has shown in Europe, South America, and Asia.