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At their best, Schmitt’s paintings allude to the enigmatic building blocks of life.

Reality feels fluid in Benjamin Schmitt’s ‘Celestial Abstractions’

January 11th, 2018

At their best, Schmitt’s paintings allude to the enigmatic building blocks of life.

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