Repository 30: Artists are Free as a Bird

Artists talk a lot about freedom. So, recalling the expression “free as a bird,” Morton Feldman went to a park one day and spent some time watching our feathered friends. When he came back, he said, “You know? They’re not free: they’re fighting over bits of food.” – Story no. 41 from Indeterminacy, John Cage

20121109-133935.jpg
Image of Annette Messager’s piece, “Le Repos des Pensionnaires” (Borders at Rest), 1971-72, taxidermy sparrows with knit clothes

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s