The cast iron radiators that hissed heat into that rambling brick house were unique to a child who lived with floor vents and furnaces in more modern homes.
They served their purpose well – keeping the cold Attica winters at bay. But they went ‘above and beyond’ when after a cold, damp morning of snowmen, snow forts, and snow angels – our sodden mittens, socks, and snowsuits were set to sizzle on the radiators all around the house.
This excerpt is taken from the book “Holding Her Hand”, where the artist makes a personal commentary on each of the paintings. To read the full commentaries, the book is available for purchase.