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Cover Story - July 24, 2013

Reflections on the world

Ambitious outdoor artwork by Drue Kataoka featured at Djerassi open studio event

by Renee Batti

Sometime between nightfall on Halloween and sunrise on the Day of the Dead, the tree fell. A majestic old heritage oak, it had enchanted artists-in-residence and visitors to the Djerassi artists' compound in the hills above Woodside for decades — outwardly healthy but unbeknown to its admirers, rotting away at its core.

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