“Ronald Clyne, who died in 2006, made over 500 sleeves for the Folkways label, which was founded by Polish-born Moses ‘Moe’ Asch in New York in 1948. Under Asch’s direction, the label evolved into a fascinating repository for field recordings, spoken word, poetry and indigenous compositions.”Creative Review - Art for anything that is sound)
SIMON GRANT: You have described Passageway ‘is a kind of tomb’ and Box for Standing as ‘coffin-like’ and have said that there is something ‘paranoid’ about the grey plywood works of the 1960s. What did you mean by these comments?
ROBERT MORRIS: Art as a closed space, a refusal of communication, a secure refuge and defense against the outside world, a dead zone and buffer against others who would intrude.
“time is the substance from which i am made. time is a river which carries me along, but i am the river; it is a tiger that devours me, but i am the tiger; it is a fire that consumes me, but i am the fire.” jorge louis borges