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For Samara Furlong, Art Is a Family Affair. Her New Artist Residency in Detroit Reflects That Spirit

Samara Furlong with Beverly Fishman’s Untitled (ADHD, Alcoholism, Opioid Addiction), 2018. 

“I was born into art,” says Samara Furlong. Growing up amidst her philanthropist grandparents’ collection—which wasn’t childproofed—Furlong’s early memories include playing on a Mark di Suvero swing, watching her grandfather, a real estate developer, play the trumpet in front of a Bob Thompson painting, and listening to her grandmother, a dancer, tell stories about the little girl who lived inside a Joseph Cornell box. 

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