Alec Nevala-Lee

Thoughts on art, creativity, and the writing life.

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The sculptures of Michelangelo are completed acts that endure. There was a time when they did not exist. Between their nonexistence and existence lies the creative act, which cannot be understood as a submission to the “wave of the future.” The creative act is associated with a feeling of freedom that is, in turn, born in the struggle against an apparently invincible resistance. Whoever truly creates is alone.

Czesław Miłosz, The Captive Mind

Written by nevalalee

June 1, 2017 at 7:30 am

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