“I see drawing as thinking, as evidence of thinking, evidence of …” — Art of Quotation

“I see drawing as thinking, as evidence of thinking, evidence of going from one place to another. One draws to define one thing from another. Draws proportions, adjusts scale. It is impossible to paint without drawing.” Vija Celmins, painter, draftsman, Latvian, American

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Louise Bourgeois – On Childhood

My childhood has never lost its magic, it has never lost its mystery, and it has never lost its drama.

Louise Bourgeois in Destruction of the Father Reconstruction of the Father: Writings and Interviews 1923-1997.

 

Dreams of Desire 54 (Written on the Body) — cakeordeathsite

The German photographer Heinz Hajek-Halke concentrated almost entirely on montage techniques. Influenced by the great Dada and Surrealist innovators of the 1920’s and 30’s he experimented with solarisation and camera-less photographs. During WWII he turned to photographing small animals for scientific publications. The 1950’s however saw Hajek-Halke returning to experimental photography; he joined the fotoform […]

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“Writing is an escape from a world that crowds me. I like being alone in a room. It’s almost a form of meditation- an investigation of my own life.” — Art of Quotation

“Writing is an escape from a world that crowds me. I like being alone in a room. It’s almost a form of meditation – an investigation of my own life.” Neil Simon, 1927-2018, playwright, Pulitzer Prize, Goodbye in 2018

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The dance — memory of a bird (and a thousand words)

« The art of living is based on rhythm, on give and take, ebb and flow, light and dark, life and death. By acceptance of all the aspects of life, good and bad, right and wrong, yours and mine, the static, defensive life, which is what most people are cursed with, is converted into a […]

Henry Miller, “the wisdom of the heart”. In “the wisdom of the heart”. New York: New Directions, 1966, p. 32-33.

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Charles Bukowski: On Writing

The writing arrives when it wants to. There is nothing you can do about it. You can’t squeeze more writing out of the living than is there.

– Charles Bukowski