“An artist should avoid falling in love with another artist”
After they made some brilliant performance arts that almost killed them, they walked 2500 km of the Great Wall of China toward each other to meet in the middle and say a final goodbye. They break up. The wonderful thing is there’s no happy ending like one of those Disney movies. There’s no marriage, spending their old lives together, or some other big bullshit drama of love.
Marina Abramovic - Ulay, the best love story ever.
So, cutting to the chase: I’m poor as hell. I can barely afford food; I just lost my job but am unable to collect unemployment; I have no income; my family can’t ease my way; and I…
“Scott – there’s nothing in all the world I want but you – and your precious love – All the material things are nothing. I’d just hate to live a sordid, colorless existence – because you’d soon love me less – and less – and I’d do anything — anything — to keep your heart for my own – I don’t want to live – I want to love first, and live incidentally – Why don’t you feel that I’m waiting – I’ll come to you, Lover, when you’re ready — Don’t, don’t ever think of the things you can’t give me — You’ve trusted me with the dearest heart of all — and it’s so damn much more than anybody else in all the world has ever had.”
-Zelda Fitzgerald to Scott Fitzgerald
I am my own heroine