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Autumn de Forest interviewed by The Daily Beast

 In Art & Gallery News, Art News Links, Autumn de Forest, Media Coverage

The Daily Beast interviewed Park West artist Autumn de Forest for an article featured on the popular website.

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“Dubbed “an artistic genius” by the Discovery Channel at eight years old, Autumn de Forest is the type of girl who was bred to do great things.

The daughter of musician and composer Douglas de Forest and actress/model Katherine, her lineage posits her as a descendant of art world royalty—Lockwood de Forest (1850-1932), George de Forest Brush (1855-1941), and Roy de Forest (1930-2007) were all established artists of the 19th and 20th centuries.

She’s even a descendent of Robert W. de Forest, the former director of New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art who was responsible for the American wing. “I’m actually the first female in my family—that I know of—that has brought the paintbrush to a canvas in a big way,” she told the Daily Beast.”

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