Passport Photos of the Art World

“Mr. P.C.,” ©2018, Molly Larson Cook 24 x 36, Acrylic on canvas Over the years as an arts writer, a steadfast museum and gallery visitor, a buyer, a student of art history and now an artist, one thing remains uppermost in my personal Arts Appreciation endeavors – the photos never look as good as the actual work. It doesn’t matter whether it’s a professional doing the … Continue reading Passport Photos of the Art World

Sometimes You CAN Judge a Book By Its Cover

I’m a writer as well as a sloooowly developing artist, and I love books, especially older books which were designed with care and treated as something more than bundles of information. At the library today I ran across a lovely book about such books, or more precisely about book covers. Alas, the days are gone when book cover artists worked their magic.  I’m not talking … Continue reading Sometimes You CAN Judge a Book By Its Cover