NYC – Jimmy Wright in conversation with NAD NOW Journal‘s T. Cole Rachel.

Discussing the process of creating Anvil #1 and the other bathhouse images, Jimmy Wright states, “It was all from my head. It was about absorbing the scene and then working later. And not even necessarily the next day. It might be three weeks from then when I didn’t have $10 to go to the Club Baths, so I stayed home and painted instead. That was a period of extreme hand-to-mouth existence, of figuring out how I was going to pay the rent and survive in New York City. There were no sketches on-site or anything. I was just absorbing things visually.”

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