Quick take

Jul 15, 2016

“Paul said, ‘I don’t have any ideas.’ I said: ‘Well, of course you don’t have any ideas. Sitting around waiting for an idea is the worst thing you can do. All ideas come out of the work itself.’ ”

From Wil Hylton’s profile of Chuck Close in the July 17, 2016 issue The New York Times Magazine (quoting Mr. Close on his conversation with Paul Simon about Mr. Simon’s decision to retire from music).

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I am an artist, a writer, an art community volunteer and a mentor whose goal is to cultivate my own and others' creativity.

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