Richard Whittaker on wed 8 jan 03
Dear Garey Hatcher,
The quote appended to your post re your article on bourry box design in SP
ten years ago caught my eye.
"Art is not a matter of giving people a little pleasure in their time
off.....It is in the long run a matter of holding together a civilization."
The quote is immediately appealing. I wonder if you'd care to say anything
more about your choice of this quote. And who David Pye is.
I confess to a weakness for such big questions. For any others who are
similarly inclined, does art help hold civilization together and how might
it do this?