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I don't like to sell my finest pieces. ---->>>

My life is full of mistakes. They're like pebbles that make a good road. ---->>>

And I have exposed myself to art so that my work has something beyond just the usual potter. ---->>>

I happen to believe that there is an afterlife. ---->>>

And I think maybe all women, if they just had a chance, would be romantic and believe in love and not sex. And men believe in sex and not love.

And I think maybe all women, if they just had a chance, would be romantic and believe in love and not sex. And men believe in sex and not love.

First of all, I'd like to say here the fact that I'm not naturally a craftsman has made me work very hard. ---->>>

Sex is energy. ---->>>

Yes, because when you're in love, you are shy. ---->>>

Here in America we're doing the most wonderful crafts. ---->>>

Over and over I'm on the point of giving it up. ---->>>

Certainly I was relatively a refined person. No way a tramp. ---->>>

And then, of course, most potters, they go in for earth tones and subdued things, and I like color. ---->>>

Well, I don't go out much socially. I don't enjoy going out. ---->>>

I'm not too interested in books about India. ---->>>

You know, acting is very fascinating. But being an actress is not, because you become so concentrated on yourself. ---->>>

You know, God, the power that makes life, whatever it is, had just to make two things, masculine and feminine, for all this mischief. And made them so there is this entirely different point of view about love and sex. ---->>>

And then a great thing in my life was going to India. ---->>>

And several galleries - two had asked me and I said no, because I didn't want to leave things on consignment. ---->>>

But you can't realize, you can't know what another person goes through. ---->>>

The second time I was there I met Marcel Duchamp, and we immediately fell for each other. Which doesn't mean a thing because I think anybody who met Marcel fell for him. ---->>>

There's so much more to life than that, though I think that acting is fascinating because you can forget your own sorrow as you act and become somebody else. ---->>>

But I was very, very unhappy because my mother was very charming and generous, but to me, very dominating. ---->>>

A rich poet from Harvard has no sense in his mind, except the aesthetic. ---->>>

But, you see, the theatre is not always art in America. ---->>>

You see, I was never stage-struck the way most girls were. ---->>>

I was in a convent for a year. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: March 3, 1893
Birthplace: San Francisco, California
Die: 03-12, 1998
Occupation: Artist

Beatrice Wood (March 3, 1893 – March 12, 1998) was an American artist and studio potter involved in the Avant Garde movement in the United States; she founded The Blind Man magazine in New York City with French artist Marcel Duchamp and writer Henri-Pierre Roché in 1917. She had earlier studied art and theater in Paris, and was working in New York as an actress (wikipedia)