Sundays with Clyfford Still: One Man’s War (8)

Welcome to Sundays With Clyfford Still.  I’m your host, M.K. Hajdin.

This is number 8  in the series.  You can read the other posts here.

Untitled from 1974 by Clyfford Still

Untitled, Clyfford Still, 1974. Photo credit: SFMoMA

A howling grey wind in a night that has swallowed all color.  We’re just fragments of  red, yellow, blue and white,  engulfed in infinite darkness.

“I will always represent a one-man war against the abdication of individual will [institutions]  usually demand, and the confusion of purpose they introduce, since power is basic to their survival… We can never meet except in a state of armed truce.”

Clyfford Still, from letter to Dorothy Miller, July 15,  1952.

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