From: Chuck Kleinhans (email suppressed)
Date: Fri Jul 30 2010 - 17:16:55 PDT
On Jul 30, 2010, at 9:32 AM, Tony Conrad wrote:
> I’m not sure what Chuck is asking Bernie to do, but before they
> compare vital
> fluids between Nietzsche and Wilde, let’s see.
"I am always amused by the silly vanity of those writers and artists
of our day who seem to imagine that the primary function of the
critic is to chatter about their second-rate work. ...[The critic's]
sole aim is to chronicle his own impressions., It is for him that
pictures are painted, books written, and marble hewn into form."
The character Gilbert in "The Critic As Artist," (a dialogue), Oscar
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