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    believermag:

“People ask why there are so few female artists who succeed. It’s because women are not ready to sacrifice as much as men. Women want a man, they want a family, they want to have children, they want to be loved, and to be an artist. And they can’t; it’s impossible.” - Marina Abramovic, in Bazaar, March 2012
(I read that this morning and have been thinking about it all day. Agree? Disagree? In my heart, I also cannot see all those things co-existing in one life, but I know it’s an unfashionable view. I can also forsee criticism for pairing that statement with this image, but I find this 1974 photo really captivating.) 
In related news, see my co-Interviews Editor Ross Simonini’s wonderful interview with Abramovic here on his website.
- Sheila Heti

    believermag:

    “People ask why there are so few female artists who succeed. It’s because women are not ready to sacrifice as much as men. Women want a man, they want a family, they want to have children, they want to be loved, and to be an artist. And they can’t; it’s impossible.” - Marina Abramovic, in Bazaar, March 2012

    (I read that this morning and have been thinking about it all day. Agree? Disagree? In my heart, I also cannot see all those things co-existing in one life, but I know it’s an unfashionable view. I can also forsee criticism for pairing that statement with this image, but I find this 1974 photo really captivating.) 

    In related news, see my co-Interviews Editor Ross Simonini’s wonderful interview with Abramovic here on his website.

    - Sheila Heti

    Reblogged from Sympathy for the art gallery

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