The Literary Drover No. 5054

There’s a story here. (Aside: In an upcoming Jhon Collector mystery there is a storyline about such things.)

https://www.theartnewspaper.com/feature/lost-art-when-works-disappear-into-private-collections\

Speaking of The Jhon Collector Mysteries and other books by your humble scribe, starting December 25, 2018 and continuing through 11:59 P.M. January 1, 2019 three of my books are twenty-five percent off at the following location:

https://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/jchess

The Literary Drover No. 5048

FYI:

https://plainsledgerart.org/products/view/625?fbclid=IwAR0brY5XIdZr2HA5YyBhaNbYP0HfNcQGHMV_9WEYuOiWiVITz-CTcfvLvGY

The Literary Drover No. 4588

Artists, take note: http://listen.sdpb.org/post/pine-ridge-couples-art-wins-best-show-santa-fe-indian-market

The Literary Drover No. 4548

I prefer Art for Art’s sake. But what do I know: https://www.giarts.org/blog/carmen-graciela-diaz/foundation-sheds-light-arts-political-activism-its-annual-report

The Literary Drover No. 4444

A related question – should Art have a moral compass:

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/24/arts/charlie-rose-kevin-spacey-louis-ck-art.html?smid=fb-nytimes&smtyp=cur

The Literary Drover No. 4092

A forthcoming Jhon Collector mystery includes a reference to Albert Bierstadt. Apparently his work had a greater influence on my work than I first realized. But such things are always nice to know:

https://centerofthewest.org/2018/06/04/albert-bierstadt-a-conservationist/

The Literary Drover No. 3752

When pursued with reverence and respect Writing transcends Craft to become Art. When framed by unwavering morals and uncompromising ethics Writing as Art becomes True Art. – James C. Hess

The Literary Drover No. 3712

Learn. Know. Understand: https://hyperallergic.com/438554/collection-of-early-20th-century-lakota-drawings/