May 13, 2008
It doesn’t have to be that good to become poetry.
Get your Goat.
If you have size, you have proportion.
Rauschenberg interview starts at 29m30s.
The process — an improvisatory, counterintuitive way of doing things — was always what mattered most to him. “Screwing things up is a virtue,” he said when he was 74. “Being correct is never the point. I have an almost fanatically correct assistant, and by the time she re-spells my words and corrects my punctuation, I can’t read what I wrote. Being right can stop all the momentum of a very interesting idea.” [link]
Robert Rauschenberg, multimedia artist, October 22, 1925 – May 12, 2008