Sunday, August 26, 2012

Thought for the Day

. . . art is poultice for a burn. It is a privilege to have,
somewhere within you, a capacity for making something
speak from your own seared experience.

* Quoted from Molly Peacock, Chapter Four, The Paper Garden: An Artist Begins Her Life's Work at 72 (Bloomsbury, 2010)

Of Interest

Mark Laird, Mrs. Delany and Her Circle (Yale Center for British Art, 2009)

Ruth Hayden, Mrs. Delany: Her Life and Her Flowers (British Museum Press, 2000)


S. Etole said...

Going to share this with my artist-son.

Anonymous said...

seared is an interesting choice of word.