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Now archived in our stories: Happy International Lefthanders Day!⠀ We compiled a handy list of all the left-handed artists we could find—spoiler alert, it's a long list, and complete with photographic proof. ⠀ ⠀ Shown here: M.C. Escher at work. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia. #artnetnews #lefties #lefthandersday #lefthanded

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  1. My wonderful daughter is a southpaw, as were my Mum and Dad. I feel really cheated that I wasn't. I may not write left handed but there are definitely some activities I do better as a left hander like playing guitar and golf.

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  3. On one of my favorite artists ever, period advertisers still use his work to this very day. the way he plays your eyes back then it still work today, period