Sunday, May 31, 2020

Thought for the Day

We each have to choose what is inconceivable for us. As
artists—and this is the curse that is upon us—we must 
each visualize our own city, ourself at its centre. . . .
~ John Berger


Quoted from John Berger, A Painter of Our Time (Vintage, 1996), page 132; Epigraph, Chapter 6 in Joshua Sperling, A Writer of Our Time: The  Life and Work of John Berger (Verso, 2018), page 161

John Berger (1926-2017), English Art Critic; Novelist, Poet, Essayist, Screenwriter, Dramatist; Painter

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