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Beautiful Things

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Sometimes Facebook can toss you a really great find. A friend commented on someone’s album, and I found an artist – Jean Albus – I just love.  Best of all, she’s from right over on the other side of Elbow Creek, where I grew up. Check out these photos:     What a contrast to more familiar western art, like this piece at the Buffalo Bill Museum in Cody! (I can’t link to it directly as they use flash, but you’ll find it in their online collection if you search for cowboy):         I could go on and on.  I love her work, because she’s from home.  And since Facebook befriending each other, I’ve discovered she’s like the women I like best – an honest, funny, cranky-like-I-am woman.  She’s undeniably western, but this western art is undeniably feminine....

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