By Phoebe Neidl

The wars, discoveries, inventions, policies and trends that we articulate as the stuff of history are mostly felt by ordinary people who are struggling daily to survive. And it is struggle and survival that is at the heart of a new exhibit at the Brooklyn Historical Society.

“Painting Brooklyn Stories of Immigration and Survival” features a series of 17 portraits painted by artist Nina Talbot. The subjects of her pieces are people she has come across in her life Art Headlines

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