November 13, 2014

Nothing is Original

here). I was reminded of that very fact today when I cracked open a new book about one of my favorite photographers Aaron Siskind. Because Siskind hung around and emulated the painters Willem De Kooning and Franz Kline, some of their work was included in the book. My POTD for today shows a strong resemblance to this one by de Kooning, which I had never seen before. Jarmusch said “Steal from anywhere that resonates with inspiration or fuels your imagination.” Does it count as stealing if you didn’t even know about the other piece beforehand?

Willem de Kooning Night Square 1949Night Square Willem De Kooning 1949