: Bob Gillen's Blog
: Street Art as Inspiration for Writing
All creative artists reach a point where they have to let go of their created work. Publish it, display it, sell it, screen it. Let it go.
For some artists an even deeper sense of abandonment is at play in their creative process.
Several years ago I attended a performance of Euripides’s The Trojan Women, his epic indictment of war written in 415 BCE. Outside the black box theater, located in the arts district of LA, a street art mural publicized the current production. The artist – I don’t know who – created the piece knowing that it would only be there for a month or two, then be painted over for the next show’s ad.READ MORE, PLUS PHOTOS...