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It is a maze, this art world where a proliferation of works worthy of notice rise to the top only as often as the art machine can support a way through the many paths that can be taken to a viable end. Too often criticism can be swift with an eye for faults but lacking a more penetrating judgment that recognizes that truth can spur civilization forward as has been seen in many of the high points in art history. Joice Hall’s lush painting GWAII HAANAS – Islands and Sacred Sites prompts just such a positive critical response. …