Camera Position 105 : Stay Ready

“Always stay ready so you never have to get ready.” So said the great modern artist Constantin Brancusi, whose statement seems to be about both being ready with our equipment and materials and also about being ready emotionally for the creative act.

Bird in Space (L'Oiseau dans l'espace), 1932–40. Polished brass, 59 7/16 inches (151 cm) high, including base. The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation,Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice 76.2553.51. © 2012 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/ADAGP, Paris. Photo: David Heald © SRGF