“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.” ― Pablo Picasso
“Earth is the wrong place for me, always was and will be until I die.”- A child narrator in one of Moshfegh’s short stories.
Ennui- A feeling of listlessness and dissatisfaction arising from a lack of meaningful occupation, purpose or excitement.
“Why do we do anything? When I’m depressed, that is the existential depression for me. It’s not like I need to be brilliantly happy all the time, and have everybody telling me I’m wonderful. I don’t need that. But if I’m not going anywhere, why don’t I just be dead?” – Ottessa Moshfegh
“We make art about our own ineffectuality, and in doing that, somehow we are no longer ineffectual.”
Duende- (spanish) the mysterious power that a work of art has to deeply move a person
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