"At this time in my life, I’m ready to accept or own a kind of romance and melancholy or melodrama that I wasn’t ready to reveal before. It was always there in my inner life as an artist, but I was too afraid to share it."
From the series, "Exclusive"
Mary Heilmann leads a tour of her home and studio on Long Island, pointing out how she’s modified the surrounding landscape and the ways in which the scenery has seeped into her paintings.
Producer: Wesley Miller & Nick Ravich. Interview: David Howe. Camera: Joel Shapiro. Sound: Roger Phenix. Editor: Paulo Padilha. Artwork Courtesy: Mary Heilmann