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Sunday, January 18, 2015

Otis Escapes, parts 4127 - 4130

 4127. Therefore, you might consider that art is a thing that cannot be created by the efforts of any group of people over a short period of time. It wants incubation, and half a century would hardly be an adequate time for the process to unfold.  

 4128. What Otis and the Rooster wanted to do was similar to the hopeless task referred to above. They wanted to create a body of work all at once, and so it is not surprising that they accomplished nothing at all. 

 4129. When creative people hit an impasse, what is it that they do? I have often watched them; the creative people that is, and so I will tell you exactly what they do to occupy their time while they wait for an idea.

 4130. They play games, they solve crossword puzzles. They play solitaire over and over with old cards. They enter the studio where there is a blank canvas on the wall, and proceed to throw darts at a dartboard till late at night.

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