Art Letters

Emmett Till - by Dana Schultz

In 1955, Emmett Till, a 14-year-old Black youth, was tortured and murdered by two white men in Mississippi. The crime galvanized the Civil Rights Movement at a critical moment: Rosa Parks had Till on her mind when she refused to move to the back of the bus. A photograph of the young man’s mutilated body in his casket became an icon for Black Americans.

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The River is Rising, by David Slader, Artist

art letter | no. 2. 2020 | February

Art, no bore: Inside outsider art

That pretty much sums up my goal making art—and the reason so much ends up erased.

art letter | no. 1. 2020 | January

A Moose, a Giraffe, and Miro's Whimsy

art letter | no. 7. 2019 | September

Talking paintings and a troubled voice

art letter | no. 6. 2019 | april

Art letter: Reflections and gratitude, Next at Gallery 114

art letter | no. 5. 2019 | march

Art Letter: Art, the Bard, and street stories

art letter | no. 4. 2019 | march

InkBodySkinPaint+Fire: Opens this week at Gallery 114

art letter | no. 3. 2019 | february

Art Letter: Sparkle, sonnets, sea stories and hats

David Slader, Owen Carey - art letter no 2 2019 feb

art letter | no. 2. 2019 | february

Art Letter: Sharing Gallery 114 with Owen Carey's powerful photos

art letter / no. 1. 2019 / january

January Art Letter: Artistic musings and upcoming dates