Part of Mark Dion’s collection in his New York flat.
Mark Dion’s New York apartment.
(Image in Modern Painters, March 2009, pp. 28-29.)
Dion explains: “I think some people generate ideas better in an empty room, where there are no distractions. I don’t see these things as distractions, though. I see them as elements that feed into the thought process. So I prefer to have as much stuff around me as possible.”
Are you a collector or hoarder? Do you accumulate stuff? Which are the things you’re surrounded by? Which are the objects that feed into your thought process?