Sunday, March 31, 2024

Thought for the Day

Nobody will give you freedom . . .
you have to take it.
~ Meret Oppenheim 


Quoted from Meret Oppenheim, Acceptance Speech, City of Basel Art Award, 1975

Meret Oppenheim (1913-1975), Swiss Artist, Photographer, Poet

Note: See The Loveliest Vowel Empties: Collected Poems of Meret Oppenheim, trans. Kathleen Heil (World Poetry Books, February 2023).

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