What It Means to Be an Artist

“If someone doesn’t hate what you’re doing, you’re doing it wrong.”

So you say you want to be an artist…

This Bob Lefsetz take on what it means to be an artist is full of insightful observations about what it takes to make art and what comes with doing so.

He suggests an artist knows the difference between selling and creating, runs on emotion instead of intellect, and is constantly told how to do it by people who can’t do it.

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