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Having a Job

It’s a great excuse and luxury, having a job and blaming it for your inability to do your own work. When you don’t have to work, you are left with the horror of facing your own lack of imagination and your own emptiness.

— Julian Schnabel (from The Business of Art, Second Edition)

Posted September 9th, 2011 at 1:05 pm

Revised October 21st, 2011 at 10:09 am

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Practicality and Art

Be practical but only about practical matters. Expect damn little, but expect a lot from yourself — because finally your relationship with the art you make will be the major source of joy and sorrow in your life.

— Bruce Beasely (from The Business of Art, Second Edition)

Posted September 4th, 2011 at 1:04 pm

Revised October 21st, 2011 at 10:10 am

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