Monthly Archives: September, 2021

Letters Classical Painting Atelier by Juliette Aristides — Valuable apprenticeship to some of the better historical artists.

Dear Artist, If your intention is to make unique, somewhat abstracted works with a distinctive…

Letters Kitchen, 1991–1996
Beads, plaster, wood and found objects
96 × 132 × 168 inches
by Liza Lou (b. 1969)

Dear Artist, Yesterday, Nancy Hall of Sandy Hook, Manitoba wrote, “As an artist, mother, farmhand,…

Letters Lake O’Hara, Rockies
Oil on wood-pulp board
21.5 x 26.6 cm
by J.E.H. MacDonald (1873-1932)

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)

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)

Dear Artist, When fraternal twins Joyce and Judith Scott were born in 1943, they were…