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Author LinkCurrey, Mason.
Title LinkDaily rituals : how artists work / Mason Currey.
Edition First edition.
Distribution New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2013.
Description xviii, 278 pages :  illustrations ;  20 cm.
Type of Material Book
Summary "How artists work, how they ritualize their days with the comforting (mundane) details of their lives: their daily routines, fears, dreams, naps, eating habits, and other prescribed, finely calibrated "subtle maneuvers" that help them use time, summon up willpower, exercise self-discipline and keep themselves afloat with optimism. Artists considering how they work--in letters, diaries, interviews, beguilingly compiled and edited by Mason Currey. Portraits that inspire, amuse, and delight and that reveal the profound fusion of discipline and dissipation through which the artistic temperament is allowed to evolve, recharge, emerge. From Beethoven and Kafka to George Sand, Picasso, Woody Allen and Agatha Christie; from Leo Tolstoy and Henry James to Charles Dickens and John Updike, here are writers, composers, painters, choreographers, playwrights, philosophers, caricaturists, comedians, poets, sculptors, and scientists on how they create (and avoid creating) their creations." Provided by publisher.
Subject LinkArtists -- Psychology.
LinkWork ethic -- Miscellanea.
Add.Author LinkCurrey, Mason.

System Number 000666544
ISBN Link9780307273604 (hardback)
Link0307273601 (hardback)

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