Monthly Archives: May, 2008

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Dear Artist, In the recently published Against Happiness, popular writer Eric Wilson disparages our current…

Letters 052308_robert-genn-artwork
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Dear Artist, “Staffage” is a historical term for placing people and animals into landscapes. Like…

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Dear Artist, Shibui is a broad term that can mean irregularity of form, openness to…

Letters 051608_jill-charuk-artwork
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Dear Artist, Yesterday, Rich Woy of Ocala, Florida asked, “How do you know when a painting…

Letters 051308_rohana-laing-artwork
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Dear Artist, Heuristic (pronounced hyu-RIS-tik) comes from the Greek heuriskein meaning “to discover.” The heuristic…

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Dear Artist, The principle of post-monetization says that nothing is worth anything until somebody wants…

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Dear Artist, Christopher Foyle, British owner of Foyle’s Bookshops, has recently published Foyle’s Philavery: A…