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  • seloudenslager shared from Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? by Seth Godin
    There’s a strong streak of intellectual integrity involved in being a passionate artist.
  • seloudenslager shared from Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? by Seth Godin
    Passion is a desire, insistence, and willingness to give a gift. The artist is relentless.
  • seloudenslager shared from Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? by Seth Godin
    A day’s work for a day’s pay (work <=> pay). I hate this approach to life. It cheapens us.
  • seloudenslager shared from Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? by Seth Godin
    But the most visceral art is direct. One to one, mano a mano, the artist and the viewer. It’s the art of interaction. It’s what you do.
  • seloudenslager shared from Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? by Seth Godin
    Art is the product of emotional labor. If it’s easy and risk free, it’s unlikely that it’s art.
  • seloudenslager shared from Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? by Seth Godin
    Art is a personal act of courage, something one human does that creates change in another.
  • seloudenslager shared from Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? by Seth Godin
    Art is a personal gift that changes the recipient. The medium doesn’t matter. The intent does.
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  • seloudenslager shared from Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? by Seth Godin
    An artist is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity, and boldness to challenge the status quo. And an artist takes it personally.
  • seloudenslager shared from Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? by Seth Godin
    Art isn’t only a painting. Art is anything that’s creative, passionate, and personal. And great art resonates with the viewer, not only with the creator.
    Note: #linchpin #sethgodin
  • seloudenslager shared from Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? by Seth Godin
    Roy Simmons coined that phrase and I like it a lot. “Most artists can’t draw.” We need to add something: “But all artists can see.” We can see what’s right and what’s wrong. We can see opportunities and we can see around corners. Most of all, we can see art.
(Salisbury, MD)
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