Oil painting by Joseph McGurl
Joseph McGurl has been called “one of the most gifted contemporary artists” of the American landscape school. His style has been compared to the 19th century illuminists, but with a thoroughly modern approach to style and subject.
We should all be envious of Mike Muessel’s youth. As a son of a lighthouse keeper, he grew up boating first on Lake Superior and then on the Gulf of Alaska before returning to Lake Superior. His fourth stop was his final one: Newport, R.I., where he has operated Oldport Marine for 41 years.
A waterspout churns off Grand Isle, La., one of several that formed along the Gulf Coast on June 19. It came ashore and caused minor damage but no injuries, according to the National Weather Service.
September 2013 issue
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