Tuesday, February 8, 2011
These are things
not made for trend or profit or notoriety or self-promotion. How often is that the case anymore?
Purely creation for the sake of it. And for the pleasure, maybe. The challenge? Yes, most likely that too.
Dalton Ghetti spends months, sometimes years, on each piece. And he refuses to sell a single one.
An extraordinarily evil thought struck me while reading this article. Say he has a wife. And say one morning without thinking she grabs a pencil to jot down her grocery list.
Later, he walks into the kitchen to find half a year's work lying broken atop a sticky note that reads milk, bread, eggs, pencils.
You can read more about him here.