stuff can take time to get great. Contemporary art is a bit fast. I think its great that people by art work, but perhaps it should be more like putting some bucks in the collection plate, excitedly, not charity like but joyful 'woooooooooooo! that's great here is what I work for, have it, keep being an artist'. Drop the investment rot - level with me. I think that's how Peter Fay does it. But the 'collection' compulsion can be, be a bit to quick sometimes to. Making feels like writing a essay. I pick stuff up, work a bit, put it down, pick up another, change medium, don't get bored, keep up, look at an one done earlier, remind yourself of what you can do, fatten and fatten and fatten up. I learnt how to do this watching Dad fix machinary. Finding solutions form only in the location. Fill out your paragraphs - read the introduction - change the direction of argument with a new work, remember the complete gas of a thing you felt to make to start in the first place... so if something is taken from you, or defined or spoken for mid stride, you can be left naked to start again. To slog through the bottom place down in the dark again. To be left with out a reason to make, to not think that art should be done, to be held by being a perfectionist, lectures would say things like'zanny artist' and 'madame bodge' but I don't mean to be grotty. I don't think grotty is shocking. That's to toooo lame.

Sorry sorry, back to the start, so you have to hang out with something for it to get great. your own work and others. so with contemporary art you see it once and its gone, and if it's showed again people get appalled and hoity. But what if you saw Duchamps Mona Lisa with her moustache only once and at the time it was made? You'd think jerk, not because of the defacement, but because of the flippant callous reactionary empty jerkness of it. Though now moved through time it's gotten fat as, with everything.

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