Really, universally, relations stop nowhere

Vesey Street (The Exquisite Problem Of The Artist) ©MAIERMOUL
Vesey Street (The Exquisite Problem Of The Artist) ©MAIERMOUL

Where, for the complete expression of one’s subject, does a particular relation stop–  giving way to some other not concerned in that expression?

Really, universally, relations stop nowhere, and the exquisite problem of the artist is eternally but to draw, by a geometry of his own, the circle within which they shall happily appear to do so…

– Susan Howe
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