"What Geometry One Finds On The Beach"
In the spring of 1971, at the age of 34 and well into her career as a painter, Nasreen Mohamedi (1937-1990) copied a notebook entry by Albert Camus into her journal:
A Spectacular virtue that leads to denying one’s passions. A higher virtue that leads to balancing them.
Twenty years earlier, when Camus committed his words to paper, the horrors of…