Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Letters to a young artist: Your choice


Dear Young Artist:

In my last letter to you I outlined the three types of artists:

1. One who conceives of wonders and executes them faithfully.

2. One who just acts and yet produces wonders.

3. And one who conceives wonders but is unable to fully manifest what was in the fullness of their imagination.

The good news is that you can choose which of the three types of artists to be!

But the bad news is that if you're the third type (and even the greatest artists are sometimes the third type!), your choice will not go according to plan.

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