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  • Karen Seapker, The Sower, 2020, oil on canvas, 72 × 60".

    Karen Seapker, The Sower, 2020, oil on canvas, 72 × 60".

    Karen Seapker

    Zeitgeist

    On March 2, in her Nashville studio, Karen Seapker took stock of fourteen artworks, an ambitious series of quasi-abstract paintings completed over the course of the past year. The large-scale works were scheduled to be delivered to Zeitgeist the following day for the artist’s third solo exhibition at the gallery. But just before 1:00 AM, a devastating tornado tore through the city, killing dozens of residents and ripping through the roof of Seapker’s studio building. After the storm passed, the space was found to be structurally unsound and flooding, but the paintings were mostly unharmed (

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