The conviction that painting is the right profession grows stronger and stronger in me. Writing is the only other thing I still feel attracted to. -Paul Klee
Artists’ predilection for writing: Anne Truitt
why write: Gary Indiana — clarifying questions, scrambling for survival
why write: jenny holzer — be of use, understandable content
James Bridle [why artists write–when we write, we reconfigure the world.]
Henry Moore: Artist’s concerns about the risks of writing
All these things are offshoots of words… Words are the most important part, and if they don’t mean a lot, I have a hard time with the rest of it.
— Laurie Anderson, 1983