There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.
I just want your voice aimed at me again. I want to absorb the direction of your eyes…
I bring the girl to a museum, try to show her a little culture, and she turns a Chihuly into a giant phallus.
What would life be like without Music and Art? Dull, quiet, and sad.
Hey, Meg,” she said without preamble. I need you to write a letter of recommendation for me. I’m applying for grad school.”
Meghann screamed into the phone. “Oh, my God! I’m so proud of you. I’m hanging up now; I have to draft a letter that makes my best friend sound like da Vinci in a bra and panties.
Tortured Soul 101: The depth of despair one experiences during the creative process (as experienced say, in an abysmally blank page or canvas) is directly proportional to the scope and power of the work that emerges when it breaks.
He couldn’t imagine using the word ‘rewarding’ about a work of art – for instance that such and such a book has given me so much, taught me so much, etc etc. – but thought solely that it enlightened him, made him see, cynically and withough false expectations, so that he felt he was alive.
Love is the most primal force in the universe. It inspires us, pulling us over otherwise insurmountable obstacles. Art is created to exalt it, children are born of it, and entire lives are devoted to seeking it out in the most unlikely places.
Who’s the artist?”
“My favorite.” She pauses. “Unknown.” Edydie sits cross-legged on the couch. “There is something so pure about an artist creating something for the sheer joy of it, then sharing it with people and claiming no credit. To me that’s the height of romance.
God and other artists are always a little obscure…..