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The Madhouse Nudes (a novel), “The Most Beautiful Day of the Year,” “Snowlight”...

Nonfiction

We Were Pirates; Father, Son, and Sports; “When Men Look at Women”; “Hardball”...

Poetry

Ancestral Altars, Winter in Eden, Vein Along the Fault...

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War Memorada, chlorophyll print portraits, artist’s books, scanography...

Specimens of the Plague Year

For one year during the covid-19 pandemic lockdown, Robert Schultz made notes and art in a daily practice of reflection and observation. To accompany his wide-ranging entries, he browsed his wife’s gardens, bringing in small, local beauties to photograph on his scanner. Things blooming and failing in their seasons mark our collective progress through a year of beauty and terror. Specimens of the Plague Year is cloth bound with dust jacket and includes 38 full-color art plates.

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Robert Schultz: Against the Dark

Robert Schultz’s Streetlight Art Search-winning work will be exhibited at the Chroma Projects unique “vault” gallery in Charlottesville, Virginia February 4-25, 2022. The exhibition, curated by Deborah McLeod, includes prints and journal entries from Schultz’s Specimens of the Plague Year as well as chlorophyll print portraits of writers Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, Frederick Douglass, Henry David Thoreau, and Rachel Carson. Schultz’s specimen prints were made using items gathered in his wife’s gardens which he scanned in a darkened room with the scanner’s lid removed. The Chroma Projects gallery is located upstairs directly across from The Front Porch, 3 rd Street S.E., Charlottesville, Virginia. Purchase inquiries should be addressed to Deborah…

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