Stamps commemorate centennial of Andrew Wyeth
The U.S. Postal Service is issuing stamps commemorating the centennial of artist Andrew Wyeth. It says Wyeth “found endless inspiration” in his hometown of Chadds Ford, Penn., and in rural Maine. It said each one of the dozen Andrew Wyeth Forever stamps will feature a detail from one of his paintings, including perhaps his most famous, 1948’s “Christina’s World.” The museum says Wyeth worked “in a realistic style that defied artistic trends” and “created haunting and enigmatic paintings based largely on people and places in his life.” It says his body of work “continues to resist easy or comfortable interpretation.” Wyeth died in 2009.