Your Vigor for Life Appalls Me
Robert Crumb Letters 1958-1977
ISBN10: 1560973102 ISBN13: 9781560973102 Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc Published: Jul 1 1998 Pages: 250 Weight: 0.80lbs. Height: 9.00" Width: 6.00" Depth: 0.50" Language: English
“I feel that my work is but a feeble expression of something that in itself is vague and doubtful… Sometimes when I probe myself I find that my intentions in art aren't as sincere as they should be… I realize that I’m fairly good at drawing, but you see that’s only because I've done so much of it, and it seems sometimes that the only reason I have stuck at it so diligently is because I have to sort of get even with society for not accepting me… Subconsciously I want to make myself immortal among men, leave my mark on the earth to compensate for social inadequacy… So I draw.