In my early work, I tried to hide my personality, my psychological state, my emotions. This was partly due to my feelings about myself and party due to my feelings about painting at the time. I sort of stuck to my guns for a while but eventually it seemed like a losing battle. Finally one must simply drop the reserve.
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Much thanks for following First Night History!
You bet— that’s right up my street.
I don’t know why it took so long for me to start it!