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Elizabeth Bishop’s watercolors: “two brushstrokes each, but confidently cows” March 9, 2011: Writing for The New York Review of Books William Benton reviews Elizabeth Bishop's "other art:" her watercolors. In the 40 or so surviving examples of her paintings, Benton sees clearly the influence of other artists of the modernist era, like Alexander Calder, Kurt Schwitters and Joseph Cornell. Bishop identified with their work not by copying a [...] by