All-Consuming Hate Kills the Artist’s Creativity


“’Everybody hates something!’ the angry child flings. Perhaps. Surely most men do. But the artist must love to create. He must bring love to his art if it is to live. He can hate, but if this becomes all-consuming, his creativity dies.”

Source: Don DeMichael (Down Beat publisher): Love, Hate, and Jazz, Down Beat 10/26/61


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