Charles Desmarais

San Francisco Chronicle

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Art critic for the San Francisco Chronicle 

Charles Desmarais on KCRW

The Star Wars creator has been looking to build a home for his collection of  Narrative Art Museum  for several years. And the saga has nearly as many sequels as Star Wars itself.

A New Hope for Lucas Museum in LA

The Star Wars creator has been looking to build a home for his collection of Narrative Art Museum for several years. And the saga has nearly as many sequels as Star Wars itself.

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