ART, GRAPHIC DESIGN, QUOTES, SPIRITUALITY

With Honesty and Effortless Humour: James Victore Explains Why Your Work Is A Gift

Thank you 99U for being a constant source of relevant and inspiring business and design information.
Today, thanks to his incredible 18 minute presentation, I’ve discovered a new creative idol: James Victore.
A successful designer, artist, and business person, but most importantly, a man with a huge heart who knows that living with purpose and helping others matters more than accolades or money.

“Teach your tongue to say ‘I don’t know’ and ye shall progress”

“Be grateful and be thankful that you are here, that we have this time”

Watch it here

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ART, LITERATURE, QUOTES, SPIRITUALITY

An Artist’s Greatest Work of Art: Teaching

Many of those associated with Conceptual art taught for a living and saw this as an integral part of their creative work. ‘It (teaching) is my most important function,’ said Joseph Beuys. ‘To be a teacher is my greatest work of art.’ … He was sacked from the Dusseldorf academy in 1972 because he let anyone join his course who applied for it

Tony Godfrey, Conceptual Art (Phaidon 2006)

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