By John Cage
Contains lectures, essays, diaries and different writings, together with "How to enhance the area (You Will simply Make issues Worse)" and "Juilliard Lecture."
"This ebook is so wealthy in principles correct to all types of creative, philosophical, and social endeavors, that I doubt if any open-minded and clever individual wouldn't be challenged [by] this compendium of provocative aphorisms, highbrow absurdities, and formulations so unique they are going to probably make experience to a couple, nonsense to others"--Richard Kostelanetz, Denver Quarterly
"Our first and top all-American dadaist... and his prose kind is the best seeing that Gertrude Stein."-- The Kirkus Reviews
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"Cage's writings doesn't let us know what to imagine up to it makes us imagine I a specific way... cage demonstrates in an unpretentious, refined advert forceful method the profound religious foundation of avante-garde art."--American pupil
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51 He is a critic. No matter how inspired it may have been, he refuses another's leap to a conclusion empty. Skulduggery. if it reveals that what was to be done was not done. He is puzzled by a work that Focus. Include one's looking. Include one's seeing. Include one's using. It and its use and its action. As it is, was, might be (each as a single tense, all as one). A = B. A is B. A represents B (do what I do, do what I say). g. between painting and sculpture). Shrugging his shoulders he smiles.
Mrs. Coomaraswamy began interpreting the picture, which was of a girl in a sweater standing in a landscape. Everything, it turned out, referred precisely to the subjects with which Joseph Campbell was concerned, including the number in the upper right-hand corner. Alan Watts gave a party that started in the afternoon, New Year's Eve, and lasted through the night and the following day. Except for about four hours which we spent napping we were never without food or drink. Alan Watts lived near Millbrook.