American Postage Stamp Art




Introduction

This section of the Traditional Fine Arts Organization (TFAO) catalogue Topics in American Art is devoted to the topic "American Postage Stamp Art." Articles and essays specific to this topic published in TFAO's Resource Library are listed at the beginning of the section. Clicking on titles takes readers directly to these articles and essays. The date at the end of each title is the Resource Library publication date.

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Articles and essays from Resource Library in chronological order:

2016 U.S. National Parks Stamp Pane (5/2/16)

The Art of the Stamp (5/24/05)

Pushing the Envelope: The Art of the Postage Stamp (11/12/00)

Four Centuries of American Art

The John F. Marsellus Collection of Federal Duck Stamp Prints and Duck Stamps (1/24/00)

Robert Indiana: Love and the American Dream (11/22/99)

Love and the American Dream: The Art of Robert Indiana (7/8/99)

The New 20th Century Limited (9/16/98)

Visual Solutions: Seven Illustrators & the Creative Process (9/17/98)

 

TFAO references:

As of 12/5/13 TFAO Digital Library contained

 

From other websites:

Art of the Stamp from National Postal Museum,Smithsonian Institution. Accessed August, 2015.

Women Designers and Engravers, by Professor Charles Posner, adapted from eBay Stamps Board Post. Accessed August, 2015.

KQED / San Francisco's Spark website says "...More than a showcase for art objects and the artists who make them, Spark takes the audience inside the creative process to witness the challenges, opportunities and rewards of making art....." A Spark video titled The Fine Art of Collecting, which first aired on broadcast television January 28, 2004. "...shows that collecting can be an art form unto itself, when we meet collectors who have turned a casual interest into a lifelong passion. Spend the day with John Held Jr., who saved every scrap of mail art he received, day after day for almost 30 years, as he continues to build his collection, one stamp at a time." Accessed August, 2015.

 

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-- not researched

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