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Tackling climate change, artist's career is red hot

Alexis Rockman's paintings combine Abstract-Expressionist and realist elements to depict global warming and natural disasters. Alexis Rockman's paintings combine Abstract-Expressionist and realist elements to depict global warming and natural disasters. (Dina Rudick/Globe Staff)
By Cate McQuaid
Globe Correspondent / June 13, 2008

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WALTHAM - Painter Alexis Rockman grew up wandering the halls of the Museum of Natural History, where his mother worked as an archaeologist. When he was 7, he traveled to Peru with her and learned about the Incas. (Full article: 1230 words)

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