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Paul Pretzer featured in the Huffington Post


Paul Pretzer featured in the Huffington Post, “Old World Meets New World: Paul Pretzer in Dresden and New York”
“Patrick McGinnis writes, “It’s always gratifying to discover new artists, especially younger artists who take risks and who reflect their own personal development in their pieces. Paul Pretzer, a Dresden, Germany-based painter who is showing at the Marc Straus Gallery on New York’s Lower East Side, is just that sort of artist.”

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