ambition looks in the glass
very non-ambitious where it comes to making money or being famous, alas, as both mean measurable recognition and having enough money means independence
to paraphrase Virginia Woolf 'A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to paint' She by the way is one of my favourite authors.
I usually try not to explain my art, willing the images to speak for themselves, but today I am in a talkative mood and want to share just a little more, although I'm not even sure my words clarify anything. Also, as I am watching and listening to Laurie Anderson's Norton Lectures over and over, words, thoughts ideas are tumbling over and over in my mind, not just hers, mine too; if you are interested - I highly recommend it, Mo Crow pointed me here! - the link to the youtube is here