embracing creativity + our longing for narrative: Francesco Clemente with Charlie Rose

Charlie: How do you find your voice as a painter?

Francesco: You have to make room.

This interview reads like a meditation — at least it does for me. Clemente’s longing for a sense of wholeness and completion; the struggle to find his voice and break away from the order of things; the surrender to one’s desire. “Painting is not so much about decisions, it’s more about acceptance.” Ahhh…

CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE INTERVIEW ON CharlieRose.com

thanks to Natasha Lakoš, one of my favourite graphic designers, for sending this to me at just the right time. xo

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