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A Letter to My Younger Self on Life, Art, and What Really Matters

Becoming an artist meant learning to create for myself, not anyone else

Me, circa 1964. Photo: Frank Rodick

Dear Frank,

Your elder self is charging into winter. To be more exact, it’s the hours that charge forward; I follow, slower and less certain. When the time comes, you’ll find me less a comet and more like…




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Frank Rodick

Frank Rodick

Photo-based artist whose work is exhibited and collected internationally. He writes about art and creativity, fog and mirrors. See

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