Letters: Jan. 3, 1964

Andrew's World

Sir: Your long service to American art is highlighted by the distinguished cover and great article on Andrew Wyeth.

NORMAN KENT

Editor

American Artist New York City

Sir: It was a superb job. But can't art critics be less serious? I cannot help believing that Wyeth (and others) produce some of their best work "just for the hell of it."

R. S. RADCLIFFE

Ardmore, Pa.

Sir: Instead of delighting in life, as did Grandma Moses, Andrew Wyeth seems to revel in a dolorous view. His work depicts death, decay, hopelessness and despair. Is this "what America is like"?

RICHARD M. SMALL

Rochester

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