On Art and Magic
An excerpt taken from ‘Great Circle’ by Maggie Shipstead.
“I thought about how the medium of music is time, how if time stopped, a painting would exist unchanged but music would vanish, like a wave without an ocean.”
I love the link between the expression of art and the movement of time — for me, it conjures an image of artists as wizards. The painter and his power to freeze something in time; the musician and her ability to manipulate time — to erase, to seemingly make something of nothing in an instant.