Edward Abbey

Edward Abbey

Edward Abbey on the responsibility of artists

The artist in our time has two chief responsibilities: (1) art; and (2) sedition.
Edward Abbey in A Voice Crying in the Wilderness (Vox Clamantis in Deserto): Notes from a Secret Journal, Edition 3, (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1990), p. 56. First published (Santa Fe, New Mexico: Rydal Press, 1989).

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