“I’d love to pour more of myself in . . . but I lose focus, get tired, get frustrated, feel disappointed in my progress.”
“Things are usually in my way but that’s the thing about writing.”
On David Salle, Janet Malcolm, and feeling like you’re doing everything wrong
The author of Our Endless and Proper Work fields this month’s creative dilemma.
“For four hours I forget all my worries and boredom, I am afraid neither of poverty nor death.”
Kubrick’s willpower, Nicole Eisenman’s mantra, Baldessari’s “Johnisms,” and other nuggets from my move-scattered brain
“With only a little temperament, one can be a lot of painter.”
Can you convert sleeplessness into a creative asset?
Presenting the composer’s “precise daily schedule” on this 155th anniversary of his birth
The celebrated graphic novelist photographs herself striking every pose depicted in every panel of her work?!
A trove of quotes on the great jazz musician's composing process
The author of Make Your Art No Matter What fields this month’s creative dilemma.