Posts tagged artists.
Salvador Dalí and François-Marie Banier by Alécio De Andrade.
“Talk of advertising agency employees coming up with ideas for advertisements to help make money for clients is verboten; the process is one of “creatives” manifesting “creativity.” In this world, that creativity exists in a bubble, allowing it to be admired and marveled at by peers without making the dreary connection to its actual societal function.”
“We artists are often exiled twice: once by the church, and then, because of our faith, by the world.”
-from A Letter to North American Churches by Makoto Fujimura
read more here: http://www.makotofujimura.com/writings/a-letter-to-north-american-churches/
Most inventors and engineers I’ve met are like me … they live in their heads. They’re almost like artists. In fact, the very best of them are artists. And artists work best alone …. I’m going to give you some advice that might be hard to take. That advice is: Work alone… Not on a committee. Not on a team.