Letter from an Art Student

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Letter from an Art Student

Published August 10, 2010

Dear Chairman of Art Renewal Center,

I'm currently a student of an art college and read your speech Good Art/Bad Art: Pulling Back the Curtain and I can't help but agree with what you said. I've been through my share of art history classes and I could never understand why the modernists were so great when their work looked like the students in an art school who have no interest in art (we call them "filler students"). Although I may be among the few in my school to work in a classical way, most of the students I've met and seen prefer realism than contemporary, abstract, modernism, or whatever you call it.

Thanks for making things clear for me.
Brian Lei

If you're interested in my paintings... http://www.flickr.com/photos/blei/.