the Musings of a LightHEAD

Ask me anythingNext pageArchive


One/ A baby is not born with any idea of a society, no sense whatever, of other people, its mother exists principally, in fact entirely, for him or her, and its father exists, somewhat later, entirely for him or her   it’s only much much later that the baby begins to realize that the parent on whom he depended for everything and whom he supposed held up the world, is in fact, just another human being, who was not invented for him. That is on the most primary level, one of the meanings of an education. 


"Art is here to prove, and to help one bare, the fact that all safety is an illusion." — James Baldwin, "The Artist’s Struggle for Integrity" 


"The purpose of art is to lay bare the questions that have been hidden by the answers."

- James Baldwin

painting: Three Studies for a Self-Portrait (1979) by Francis Bacon