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Peoplescapes -- My Story From Purging To Painting

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Nancy Calef's transformational journey chronicles in words and 149 color paintings and drawings her evolution from child model, suffering anorexia and bulimia, through her recovery and maturation into a multi-disciplined artist renowned for her innovative "Peoplescapes:" vibrant plein-air colors applied to exaggerated snapshots of the human condition, together producing a ...more
Paperback, 156 pages
Published May 27th 2014 by Babu Books
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Susan Barton
When I first received my copy of Peoplescapes I was struck by the expressive, colorful painting on the cover. Nancy Calef certainly chose one of her more provocative works to represent what was inside the pages of this charming and heartfelt book.

I was immediately drawn into the author's tales of her atypical and often dysfunctional childhood. The modeling industry is a world where the sexualization of women and girls is still very much prevalent, and it was somewhat shocking to find out that N
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Fanny Renoir
Oct 23, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Nancy Calef's book "Peoplescapes -- My Story From Purging To Painting" is a documentary of her life and transcendence over debilitating mothering. Her story is almost as unbelievable as the glory and genius of her art. Nancy is a 10 pointed star that lights up duller and more obscure corners of the universe. She brings the word "wonder" into prominent existence.

Nancy's books is accompanied by her glowing art, and I recommend that people examine her website for further insight into her creativiti
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