Work and the Artist

July 19, 2011

I use chance operations instead of operating
according to my likes and dislikes.
I use my work to change myself
and I accept what the chance operations say.

– John Cage (1912-1992), composer and philosopher, on his use of the I Ching to create a musical score

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One Response to “Work and the Artist”

  1. Suze said

    This is wise, I think. Because the greatest stumbling block of an artist is often ego.

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