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Published October 31, 2012, 12:00 AM

Martin Dewitt

“When I first got to Duluth in 1986 I was overwhelmed and taken by Duluth and its grandeur coming down Thompson Hill into the city and seeing the big lake, Lake Superior. It was quite an amazing experience for me, coming from Chicago area, flatland, it was quite awesome. … It really inspired me to do more about Duluth, Superior, the environment and the area.”

Martin Dewitt, former curator at the Tweed Museum of Art, has a screen print of the painting “My Duluth” in the auction. The original painting was made in the mid-1980s. He said he wanted to maintain the panoramic character that Duluth-Superior has.

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