Drawing portraits of dying people in hospice taught this artist about living

Artist Claudia Bicen is interested in how death informs views on life. After volunteering at a hospice program last summer, she drew portraits of the patients and transcribed parts of their conversations on life and death. One of the portraits (pictured with her) is part of a show at National Portrait Gallery that opens this weekend, winners of an award for outstanding portrait artists.

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