Turn Me On

". . . I was always handwriting on a legal pad . . . The other thing about handwriters, it's the closest I'll ever be to being a visual artist. These pages after all the cross-outs and white-outs, it looks something like Cy Twombly wrote it."

- Richard Price, talking about writing longhand on an interview on "Fresh Air with Terry Gross" on National Public Radio (NPR.) Author of Lush Life, a story of culture clash in the Lower East Side.

Ironically, Cy Twombly very unfashionably at the time, relied heavily on
Literature for inspiration.

Blue Room, Cy Twombly, 1957

The Four Seasons: Summer, Cy Twombly, 1994


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