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[Writing is] like standing on the edge of a cliff. This is especially true of...– Peter Carey (via theparisreview)
Pitchfork Interviews Sufjan Stevens →
breakfastwithjl: Pitchfork: You once said that you were considering quitting music. Sufjan Stevens: Yeah, I’m always playing with the idea. Because I had other plans, you know? I wanted to be a graphic designer, a teacher, a writer. We all have our plans, but they’re worth nothing. well said Sufjan, but please don’t quit music!
Finally a breakthrough… I finally have become somewhat comfortable with the approach to my recent paintings. In other words, I had a great session tonight, the best one I have had working on this new series. In fact, some of the work I recently posted will probably be updated with some ideas and approaches I went with today. I tend to do that often(by often I mean almost every time) that...
Art is Art. Everything else is everything else.– Ad Reinhardt (via mr-crease)
What Do We Stay Alive For?
“We don’t read and write poetry because it’s cute. We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race. And the human race is filled with passion. And medicine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay alive for” - John Keating in Dead Poets Society No...
I think it is highly problematic that more and more people tend to look for...– Angie Iver (via theonlymagicleftisart)
Before we take money away from our schools, or scholarships away from our...– President Barack Obama (via think4yourself)
Put Down your Paintbrush and Pick up an iPad →
Every great work of art has two faces, one toward its own time and one toward...– Daniel Barenboim. (via doublethinkdesign)
An article I wrote on a local play →
This is America, where a white Catholic male Republican judge was murdered on...– Mark Shields, PBS NewsHour EDIT: Sorry, had some leftover text from Reddit. (via world-shaker)