Art: Something Old

Past the pink neon, away from Hot Dog Johnnie's and the Tower of Pizza, off the asphalt and under the elms, thousands of tourists were finding the peace of quiet ways and the charm of old things. Browsing through side-road antique stores, they gratefully swelled a business that has grown for four decades now, and keeps right on growing. Are antiques art? The mid-19th century farmer who carved a mold for his wife to make cookies for his little daughter's birthday would have smiled at the thought. He was an artist nonetheless, a creator of images and stretcher of imaginations in...

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