Just a quick scan of the home-based studio of installation artist Heidi Hesse confirms that this native German has a serious thing for the Statue of Liberty, among other classic American icons. The 42-year-old artist, who grew up in the rural outskirts of Cape Town, South Africa, and a small village outside of Frankfort, Germany, has lined her north Phoenix studio walls with various permutations of Lady Liberty in all her torch-bearing glory, while a big blue gumball machine stands at attention in... More >>>