The Art of Tetman Callis Lit & Crit The answer could be yes

The answer could be yes

“Isn’t the cause of most bad paintings and bad novels simply the fact that artists consider their passion for art something holy, some sort of mission if not duty (duty to oneself, even to mankind)?” — Milan Kundera, Immortality (trans. Kussi)

2 thoughts on “The answer could be yes”

  1. YES! Too much passion becomes painful and ridiculous, like a chick in prairie skirts and lashings of turquoise who tries to explain that she only paints cats because they house the spirits of her ancestors. Awful.

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