Saturday, October 25, 2014

Personal Architecture

"New York doesn't judge you. Everybody is unique in New York, everybody is trying. It's a city of personal architecture, with everybody trying to build up their own legend, everybody re-creating themselves"
Patti Smith, Patti Smith: An Unauthorized Biography

Friday, October 24, 2014

Rat Maze

"When I was in New York it was like a maze, a rat maze, going from one little box to another little box and passing through passageways to get from one safe haven to another."
Bruce Conner, Yeti 9

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Struggle and Steel

"New York prefers and prefers and prefers — it prefers power and scope to tranquility and intimacy, it prefers struggle and steel to acquiescence and cushions."
Cynthia Ozick, Quarrel & Quandary