Thursday, May 29, 2008

Heavenly Fantasy

This short story is by Sister St. George, Olga's former favorite teacher in high school in Montreal.
The pdf is mislabeled as being by HvS, but it does seem to have been written for her.
Heavenly Fantasy by Sr. St. George

Art as an Investment - HvS

This ms. was I believe published by the Canadian Banker in 1961 or thereabouts. HvS argues that art provides daily pleasure in addition to having a market value. She starts her article with the basic question - "What is important to us?" If one's only interest is in selling at a higher price, then art may not be the best investment. But if the art gives joy, then there is a dual return on the investment.

Postscript November 25, 2016

The article was published in the Winter 1960 edition of The Canadian Banker,