Jim Carrey On Why We Make Art

“I think what makes someone an artist is they make models of their inner life. They make something physically come into being that is inspired by their emotions, or their needs, or what they feel the audience needs.”

It turns out Jim Carrey can do more than just make people laugh.

In the past couple years he’s stepped back from making movies and instead focused his efforts on painting and sculpture — and his work is shockingly good.

In this six-minute documentary he shares his view on what it means to be an artist, how he approaches his art, and the value he finds from doing it.