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'Every Piece I Carve Is A Message': Elijah Pierce Aimed To Do God's Work In Wood

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'Every Piece I Carve Is A Message': Elijah Pierce Aimed To Do God's Work In Wood

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Years back, a friend visited the Barnes Foundation, a wonderland of Cezannes, Matisses, and zaftig Renoir gals. After going through the galleries she observed, "All those naked women! What's with that?!" Today in Philadelphia, the Barnes nudes and other masterpieces are still on display. But my …

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