W. Kandinsky: "There are no 'musts' in art." T.S. Eliot: "There is no freedom in art." Dostoievski character, after the ancient Middle East epigram: "Everything is permitted."
(R-rated weblog. Since one has been advised there is no Literature anymore, or even literature, only writing, one proceeds on the premise that this weblog qualifies as not-meaningless, since it is, or appears to be, a form of "writing." Image: Banksy.)
Thursday, January 29, 2015
The Misfits / Arthur Miller
Watching this 1961 film on channel 297 last night, I was appalled by the extent to which Marilyn hammed it up; can't believe Huston didn't tell her to tamp herself down; it was like a SNL skit on embarrassing acting.