Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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Friday, September 29

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Last Thanksgiving, my mother-in-law gave my 5-year-old niece a little green ink pad and she started creating unique masterpieces based on her thumbprint while waiting for the turkey to appear. Unfortunately, some of these still decorate our dining room walls. New York-based artist Merle Temkin presents a much more sophisticated take in Fingerprints, a self-portrait exhibit that opens today at the Cultural Center. Slowdown has the details.

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