Art: Muse in an Old Ford

Art, like crime, does not pay—although there are exceptions in both cases. Most artists must neglect their muses to earn their livelihoods, and most of them consider this a shame. Not so a tall, green-eyed Norwegian named Bjorn Sather. Sather, a brilliant painter and woodcut artist, was settling down this week to a day laborer's job in a Montreal furniture factory, yet he thought that everything was just wonderful. He and his wife and two children were able to eat hamburgers again after existing for weeks on spaghetti and oak leaves (oak leaves are good raw, he says, with sugar). Soon...

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