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Rainer Ptacek 1951 - 1997: A Remembrance

Fred Mills,, 11 November 2007

HUMANS SEEM to have a genetic predisposition towards the marking of anniversaries, either on formal, outward terms (celebrations, vigils, family gatherings, etc.) or on subtler, more subliminal–but no less meaningful–levels. Each year around this time I find myself going through the latter process as I mark once again the death of a gifted, visionary artist who was also a friend and an inspiration to me.

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