’ Anyway, I think we should write something about the fact that the song ‘Believe’ by Cher has become your post-wank song. I don’t really know what this means, but I find it slightly alarming as well as weirdly endearing. Every time it happens, I imagine art in my head. Not yet explainable art… something of a really honest and soulful nature. But I can’t realize it just yet…and I don’t think I will be able to whilst I am still in art school.
Russian sculptor Sergei Dmitrievich Merkurov (1881-1952) working on his statue of Leo Tolstoy.
The Adbusters piece I shared earlier, with its description of relationships as “transitory counterpoints to the anomie induced by a culture of individualism”, was neatly timed. The nature of ‘friendship’ is something that has occupied my mind for a while and I’d had a few conversations about it…