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Joseph, think before you click on send.
Joseph Augusta wrote:
> Stenger - Judith DiSalvo wrote:
> > I absolutely agree. Creating art is akin to giving birth--very painful,
> > very difficult, but a powerful and thrilling experience--when the product
> > comes to fruition.
> Please--stop--men don't give birth by the way. Babies aren't products and they
> don't come to fruition--they're born.
> And ideas about art being a struggle are nothing more than 19th century
> romantic pap. Here's the secret of making art, and other things too: Find
> out what you do best, and stick to it---and what you do best is what comes
> easiest to you. For example, when you have a visitor in your home who admires
> an object, and asks--that's great! who made that? And you answer--you like
> that? That's something I just threw together one afternoon when there was
> nothing else to do-- *That's* art, and making it: artmaking.
> Best wishes,
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