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Shepard Fairey on Capitalism, Freedom, Selling Out, and What Makes Great Art
Shepard Fairey on Capitalism, Freedom, Selling Out, and What Makes Great Art

“I believe in capitalism with some checks to chill out the evil greedy element. Capitalism is a way for hard work to yield rewards.”

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Van Gogh and Mental Illness
Van Gogh and Mental Illness

“One feels as if one were lying bound hand and foot at the bottom of a deep dark well, utterly helpless.”

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Maira Kalman at TEDxMet
Maira Kalman at TEDxMet

What teenage Vladimir Nabokov has to do with the spiritual power of shoes.

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Maurice Sendak’s Rarest Art: His Vintage Illustrations for William Blake’s “Songs of Innocence”
Maurice Sendak’s Rarest Art: His Vintage Illustrations for William Blake’s “Songs of Innocence”

“On a cloud I saw a child, and he laughing said to me…”

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Andy Warhol on Sex and Love
Andy Warhol on Sex and Love

“Romance is finding your fantasy in people who don’t have it.”

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Kandinsky on the Spiritual Element in Art and the Three Responsibilities of Artists
Kandinsky on the Spiritual Element in Art and the Three Responsibilities of Artists

“To harmonize the whole is the task of art.”

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