Hello, to all! Having been asked by my editor, Brian Goslow, to go over the summit experiences of my relatively long engagement on the staff of Artscopeas a writer, I’m more than willing. A decade is not a simple snap of the fingers.
Writers love to write just as plumber’s love to plumb and, in fact, just as anyone who loves their job, picks up their tools, and begins to feel that lovely heft in their hands.
And, as a writer who enjoys laboring over what I write about an arts exhibition, and, equally, enjoys seeing the exhibit I’m writing about multiple times, Artscope’s assignments were, for me, perfectly paced.
The average of one or two assignments for a bimonthly publication gave me time to ponder, even sate myself on the art whose virtues I might have thought I plumbed with an extensive first-time viewing. But, no, a second viewing was usually the charm, and, if not, never superfluous.