From: Chuck Kleinhans (email suppressed)
Date: Thu Jul 29 2010 - 22:41:37 PDT
On Jul 29, 2010, at 8:40 PM, Bernard Roddy wrote:
> "This is what distinguishes the artist from laymen (those
> susceptible to art): the latter reach the high point of their
> susceptibility when they receive; the former when they give -
> [. . .] The perspectives of these two states are opposite: to
> demand of the artist that he should practice the perspective of the
> audience (of the critic-) means to demand that he should impoverish
> himself and his creative power - "
> Nietzshe, entry 811 of Book III, Sect. IV, of "The Will to Power as
So Bernie, you're saying that Jeff Kreines would be impoverished as
an artist if he paid any attention to the audience? How exactly
would you then edit a documentary film while doing so?
Or are you trying to say something else: like trashing critics in
general? or Scott Macdonald in particular?
IF you answer this, are you then responding to a critic and facing
your own loss of artist creds (and perhaps vital fluids)?
I'll raise your Neitzche with an Oscar Wilde. Still in the game or
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