“There is something very lonely at the root of being an artist. Whether it’s looking at the world thru lenses that sets you apart from most of society, or the isolation of being alone in the studio facing the canvas day in and day out. Or keeping the faith in your unique vision long after most have dismissed it and embraced in others.

“The path of the artist is, of course, travel alone.”

– from, Will Barnet: Tracing the Soul of the Work, a film by Dale Schierholt

Short excerpt available here…complete film is 30 minutes…find it…

Photo credit: Joshua Kristal
for The New York Times