Letter writing

I see my journey in cyberspace as epistolary. The email is the return of the letter! It is an art. Are weblogs letters? In a way. The letter shown is from a site full of illustrated letters. I felt an affinity as I illustrate this weblog with pictures I like from the web. But I could make them! I’m inspired. Here is the commentary:

Painter John von Wicht (1888-1970) often personalized his letters with bold abstractions. In this note to his friend Will Barnet, von Wicht takes up a familiar topic among artists –the trade-off between teaching and painting. He also mentions his upcoming residency at Yaddo in Sarasota Springs, New York.

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