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Artist Denise Mickilowski Paints Millions of Peaches, Peaches for Free

Denise Mickilowski’s Apricots With Purple Tissue (2007)Courtesy of Fischbach Gallery

(Okay, they're apricots.) Once again, we find ourselves falling for the art that Grandma knows can bring sunshine on days of rain: in this case, bright trompe l’oeil works of lush apricots lounging in a bed of fluffy lavender tissue paper. Denise Mickilowski has more such timeless treasures amid a group show titled "Transmitting From the Third Planet From the Center of the Universe" at Fischbach Gallery through August 14. —Emma Pearse