16 November 2012

Pablo Picasso Month - Day 16

A little less scary than the quote from a few days ago, but I don't know which is worse - being artistically sterile, or being artistically pathetic.
To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic.
~ Pablo Picasso

Both are hard to think about, and maybe equally bad if you exist primarily to make art. And some of us do exist primarily to make art. I'm not sure that I do, but when I'm in the studio it feels – briefly, fleetingly – like my purpose it to communicate with ideas made manifest in art.

Why Pablo Picasso Month?

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