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Monday Missive — July 4, 2022

Quotes “If you wrote something for which someone sent you a check, if you cashed the check and it didn’t bounce, and if you then paid the light bill with the money, I consider you talented.” — Stephen King “Let … Continue reading

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Monday Missive — June 27, 2022

Quotes “It is important to me that the text is not a caption but integral to the image.” — Hal Fischer “I do not photograph nature. I photograph my visions.” — Man Ray “Optimism is a perfectly legitimate response to … Continue reading

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Monday Missive — June 20, 2022

Quotes A little something extra for Father’s Day “I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments when they aren’t trying to teach us. We are formed by little scraps of wisdom.” — … Continue reading

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Monday Missive — June 13, 2022

Quotes “They powerfully reflect her conviction that she has something to say and her own way of saying it.” — Roberta Smith in the NY Times about sculptor Louise Bourgeois who now has a show of paintings at NY’s Metropolitan … Continue reading

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Monday Missive — June 6, 2022

Quotes “It is only by selection, by elimination, by emphasis, that we get at the real meaning of things.” — Georgia O’Keeffe “That’s the way I work: I try to imagine what I would like to see.” -— Sofia Coppola … Continue reading

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Monday Missive — May 30, 2022

Quotes “I always get to where I am going by walking away from where I have been.” -— Winnie the Pooh in the film “Christopher Robin” (written by Alex Ross Perry, Tom McCarthy, and Allison Schroeder) “I believe that the … Continue reading

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Monday Missive — May 23, 2022

Quotes “Just because you haven’t found your talent yet, doesn’t mean you don’t have one.” -— Kermit the Frog “Some artists have an idea in mind, and make the art to fit the vision. Others shoot whatever they see, over … Continue reading

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Monday Missive — May 16, 2022

Quotes “You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” -— Maya Angelou “I always like to have another story, another introduction, another work, and I’ll just go and work on that, while somewhere in the … Continue reading

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Monday Missive — May 9, 2022

Quotes “It is important that the musician just lets the music be written. — Björk “Bare attention, no distractions, pure awareness, noticing only what is in the moment.” — Natalie Goldberg in “Three Simple Lines.” “The gratification comes in the … Continue reading

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Monday Missive — May 2, 2022

Quotes “Nobody knows what you have in you until you’ve done it, so I just keep pushing those boundaries, and I figure it will all come out in the wash.” -— Greta Gerwig “What you have to make secure and … Continue reading

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Monday Missive — April 25

Quotes “It is not enough to know your craft — you have to have feeling.” — Édouard Manet ” . . . considering how we commodify the visual identity of strangers is a tricky topic.” — Jonathan Blaustein “I can’t … Continue reading

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Monday Missive — April 18

Quotes “The work of most artists will be dust sooner or later. The important thing is to keep the work going, to live and work with dignity and some gaiety, to get as much out of life as we can … Continue reading

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Monday Missive — April 11, 2022

Quotes “They say everything looks better with odd numbers of things. But sometimes I put even numbers — just to upset the critics.” — Bob Ross “However you think it should be, that’s exactly how it should be.” — Bob … Continue reading

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Monday Missive — April 4, 2022

Quotes “. . . what a project looks like at the end and what it looked like at the very beginning are usually very different. Our work grows and changes, as does how we look at that work.” — David … Continue reading

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Monday Missive — March 28, 2022

Quotes “Art is about finding creativity in the gutter next to you.” —Olafur Eliasson “Don’t just make photographs; make something with the photographs.” — David DuChemin “Don’t try to figure out what other people want to hear from you; figure … Continue reading

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