Why Anonymity is More Artistically Rewarding than Fame

“Obscurity rids the mind of the irk of envy and spite; [it] sets running in the veins the free waters of generosity and magnanimity; and allows giving and taking without thanks offered or praise given.” Read on for Virginia Woolf’s reflections on the power of creating art anonymously.

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Why Anonymity is More Artistically Rewarding than Fame

“Obscurity rids the mind of the irk of envy and spite; [it] sets running in the veins the free waters of generosity and magnanimity; and allows giving and taking without thanks offered or praise given.” Read on for Virginia Woolf’s reflections on the power of creating art anonymously.

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