COVID Card #267

January 27, 2021 | 0 comments

Milton Avery is one of the most well-known of the post office muralists. Like many artists, he worked through various genres throughout his career, but he is best known for his flat (intentionally lacking visual depth), abstract works. You can see examples of his work at the websites for the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Whitney, the Met, and the National Gallery.

Avery created one post office mural: Landscape (Rockville, Indiana).

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The United States Postal Service has been hit hard by the pandemic. Controlling elements of the Federal Government (the president and Republican Senate) do not want to provide aid to the service. So, it’s up to us. It may seem insignificant, but if we all sent just a few letters a week, we could help ensure that our daily, free mail delivery service continues. For the past (see the card number above) days, I have drawn a card each day and mailed it to someone the next day (none are sent on Sundays; two are sent on Mondays). Please consider mailing cards and letters while we still can for 55 cents (first class letter postage). If the USPS fails, you could find it costs $8 or more to send a letter. And that’s just one of the ways we will all lose if the USPS shuts down.

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