Skip to content

the thing about the eggplant (happy birthday cage)

September 5, 2012

In honor of his 100th, here is the other quote that stuck with me from John Cage’s “Series re Morris Graves”:

In a shop he notices the [UNINTEL] yellow plates, a yellow between custard and yolk of boiled egg, and he bought the plates not for himself but for an eggplant he did not yet have, so that placed on one of the plates, the eggplant might be an eggplant.

Advertisements
No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: