Alec Nevala-Lee

Thoughts on art, creativity, and the writing life.

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The free artist creates without a commission. He seems distinguished by the complete independence of his creativity and thus acquires the characteristic social features of an outsider whose style of life cannot be measured by the standards of public morality. The concept of the bohemian which arose in the nineteenth century reflects this process. The home of the Gypsies became the generic word for the artist’s way of life.

Hans-Georg Gadamer, Truth and Method

Written by nevalalee

September 14, 2011 at 7:14 am

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