|DAY 222||PHILOSOPHY OF ART|
ESCAPING THROUGH EXPRESSION
“... Sometimes I wonder how all those who do not write, compose or paint can manage to escape the madness, the melancholia, the panic fear which is inherent in the human condition.” —Graham Greene
The creation of art is often described as an escape, but the diversion is not always a lighthearted one. Ask some people why they create art and they won’t say “because I want to,” or “because I like to,” but “because I have to.” For many, art is not just a pleasant hobby ...