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So I'm at this New Year's Day party listening to my friend Ellen, who is telling me about her art-museum excursions with her seven-year-old granddaughter, Carol. I am already feeling inadequate because none of my grandchildren has expressed much (actually, any) interest in going to an art museum, while Carol actively wants to. Furthermore, she walks into The Phillips Collection and asks where the Rothkos are, because, as she explains to her grandmother, she likes Rothko's colors. … Back to Article

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