Articles & Reviews

Abby Wasserman has published hundreds of articles in magazines and newspapers during her writing career. Posted below are concert reviews written for classicalsonoma.org; major articles for Sonoma magazine, World View magazine, and Front Porch Republic 'zine; personal essays; and features about California artists written between 1985 and 2003 for the Oakland Museum of California's magazine: Robert Bechtle, Charles Schulz, David Ireland, Noah Purifoy, Joan Brown, Garry Knox Bennett, Harry Fonseca, Frank Day, and Beatrice Wood.
(Note: Publication year is shown in the titles; the full dates below are posting dates on this website)

Clouds and Passion

Joyce Yang's sensitive and powerful performance of Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto illuminated a concert's second half, following the bold contrasts characterizing the first.

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The Power of Image

In 1934, Ann Rice O'Hanlon painted a fresco mural at the University of Kentucky. Today, it is a source of controversy.

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Portents

A freewrite from August 27, 2020 on the theme of "portents."

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