> This puzzle me a little bit.  I'm not sure someone has
> to be all that bright to create a work of genius, or
> that it would be wrong to look for depth in the work
> of a merely talented person.  I'm not sure that an
> artist should necessarily be able to explain what they
> do - that's what critics are for.  There are very few
> artists, actually (and few critics), that I'd like to
> hear/read eplaining their work..That's kind of why I
> respect people like David Lynch who don't do DVD
> commentaries or offer extras, etc.  I'm not sure DL
> could be as enlightening about his own work as

> someone smarter could be.