"Creative pursuits hold an inherent need for choice, whether we consider music, art, literature, dance, or design. Every great story is surrounded by white space of some kind. Blank spaces are powerful. The author and designer choose not to lay out a page with text to every edge. Its white space is part of the story it tells. What we choose to leave out creates the story."
Beautiful essay by Liz Danzico on the art of wise discrimination and choosing what to leave out.
So much metaphor for life, the creative experience, and the human spirit in this 1970 interview with legendary choreographer Merce Cunningham.
A lovely layered bench.