Yearly Archives: 2021

Letters Lake O’Hara, Rockies
1926
Oil on wood-pulp board
21.5 x 26.6 cm
by J.E.H. MacDonald (1873-1932)
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At a recent soirée of old friends and colleagues there was a politician whose acquaintance I had made back in high school. He was a jerk then and, as far as I can see, he’s a jerk now. I found myself pleasantly moving around the room and not making eye contact with him. As a matter of fact, through the whole party I was blind to his existence. To my last Scotch I successfully avoided the renewal of our acquaintance.

Letters The Convalescent, 1888
Oil on canvas
92 x 107 cm
by Helene Schjerfbeck (1862-1946)
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Dear Artist, In response to a recent comment questioning the validity of an artwork illustrated…

Letters Untitled, 2003-2004
Fiber and found objects
45 × 47 × 31 inches
by Judith Scott (1943-2005)
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Dear Artist, When fraternal twins Joyce and Judith Scott were born in 1943, they were…

Letters Bowl, 1950
Reduced stoneware
115 × 260 × 260 mm
by Michael Cardew (1901–1983)
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Dear Artist, Being happy with your life is one thing — being happy with your…

Letters Study of Sky, circa 1816-18 
Watercolour on paper
125 × 247 mm
by Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851)
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Dear Artist, These days, the wind blows on this island from the northwest, fluttering hard…

Letters In Silence, 2008
Burnt piano, burnt chair, black wool
by Shiota Chiharu (b.1972)
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Dear Artist, It’s early Tuesday morning and the studio computer is ringing like a Wal-Mart…

Letters Sara on the Far Shore, 1988
Acrylic on canvas
24 x 30 inches
by Robert Genn
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Dear Artist, Behind my Mum’s house, there’s a walking path that follows a river estuary…

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