Thursday, September 18, 2008

"He kept painting. Why? Because it is controllable reality. It is a form of thinking that frees up thought. It is time-consuming, but time-slowing, isolating but self-fulfilling. It is a part of life, but also a metaphor for how life should be: with everything in place, every pattern clear, every rhyme exact, every goal near."

--Holland Cotter on the Morandi show currently at the Met