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Mobi æ Daybook The Journal of an Artist ✓ The Journal of an Artist Download É Renowned American artist Anne Truitt kept this illuminating and inspiring journal over a period of seven years determined to come to terms with the forces that shaped her art and life Her range of sensitivity—moThrough a life in which domestic activities and the needs of children and friends are constantly juxtaposed against the world of color and abstract geometry to which she is drawn in her art Beautifully written and a rare window on the workings of a creative mind Daybook showcases an extraordinary artist whose insights generously and succinctly illuminate the artistic proce She writes too much about her art LOL

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Renowned American artist Anne Truitt kept this illuminating and inspiring journal over a period of seven years determined to come to terms with the forces that shaped her art and life Her range of sensitivity moral intellectual sensual emotional and spiritual is remarkably broad She recalls her childhood on the eastern shore of Maryland her career change from psychology to Although my life is different from Anne's I found many inspiring thoughts and ideas in her writing Her heart laid bare for a glimpse into the challenges facing a mother and artist Creativity versus survival doing something meaningful what your life's work means to you My internal landscape opened up as I was reading The answers to our uestions do come but not on our timetable I was moved by many passages one of which I'd like to share Thought provoking and heart awakening P137 138 The idea of being protected by men dies hard We had all except perhaps Mary given up the feeling that such protection is our right But we all in varying degrees decreasing with age cherished with some small hope of the idyllic warmth of male shelter I have come even so recently as within the last month to the verge of preferring to look after myself This it begins to seem is financially possible There is such honesty and integrity in the words of this artist that I am only sorry that I never met her for she makes me feel a sense of understanding about myself that I have never felt so strongly before I had inklings of it in the past but now those thoughts and feeling are solidified in my heart and soul There is a calm that has washed over me

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Daybook The Journal of an ArtistArt and her path to a sculptural practice that would “set color free in three dimensions” She reflects on the generous advice of other artists watches her own daughters’ journey into motherhood meditates on criticism and solitude and struggles to find the way to express her vision Resonant and true encouraging and revelatory Anne Truitt guides herself and her readers I read this for my book club and found the author's reflections on creativity and the challenges of a career in art very interesting if sometimes slow going I wasn't familiar with Truitt's art and this made the sections on her process confusing I was able to find plenty of pictures of her work online which helped but I would have loved an illustrated edition don't know if one exists I think artists would get the most out of this book with the caveat that she benefited from a privileged family background that seemed to open a lot of doors of course alongside challenges as a woman artist