The modern reader (or viewer, or listener: let's include everybody) is
perilously overloaded. His attention is, to use the latest
lingo,'targeted' by powerful forces Our consciousness is a
staging area, a field of operations for all kinds of
enterprises, which make free use of it. Saul Bellow Something To Remember Me By, preface.
The cold reaches of the universe must not become the new area of an even
colder war. John F(itzgerald) Kennedy Address to the United Nations, 25 Sep.
All art is solitaryand the studio is a torture area. Alexander Liberman In the NewYork Times,13 May.