It’s tough to associate creativity with mental illness because obviously if...– Jonah Lehrer, on the link between depression and creativity. [complete interview here] (via nprfreshair)
Rauschenberg on Writer's Block
Charlie Rose: Have you ever had anything like the equivalent of writer's block?
Robert Rauschenberg: No.
Rose: Never a point where there was no art for you to create?
Rauschenberg: No, then you just do something else. And it is art or it is not art.
Rose: It is art or it is not art?
Rose: How do you know the difference?
Rauschenberg: You do, I don't.
Life without sex might be safer but it would be unbearably dull. It is the sex...– Henry Louis Mencken (via citiesofsound, bellablue) (via 7knotwind)
Too busy thinking about you
I love looking at beautiful women; art has made me a great observer. But I only have one girl on my mind and I can’t wait to have her in my arms.