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Why “Psychological Androgyny” Is Essential for Creativity
Why “Psychological Androgyny” Is Essential for Creativity

“Creative individuals are more likely to have not only the strengths of their own gender but those of the other one, too.”

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Jazz Legend Bill Evans on the Creative Process, Self-Teaching, and Balancing Clarity with Spontaneity in Problem-Solving
Jazz Legend Bill Evans on the Creative Process, Self-Teaching, and Balancing Clarity with Spontaneity in Problem-Solving

“The person that succeeds in anything has the realistic viewpoint at the beginning and [knows] that the problem is large and that he has to take it a step at a time.”

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A Minimalist, Maximally Imaginative Geometric Allegory for the Essence of Friendship and Creativity
A Minimalist, Maximally Imaginative Geometric Allegory for the Essence of Friendship and Creativity

What a circle and a square can teach us about empathy, collaboration, and the origin of great ideas.

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The Hand Through the Fence: Pablo Neruda on What a Childhood Encounter Taught Him About Writing and Why We Make Art
The Hand Through the Fence: Pablo Neruda on What a Childhood Encounter Taught Him About Writing and Why We Make Art

“To feel the affection that comes from those whom we do not know … widens out the boundaries of our being, and unites all living things.”

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An Illustrated Celebration of the Little-Known Mothers, Brothers, Friends, Wives, and Other Unsung Champions Behind Geniuses
An Illustrated Celebration of the Little-Known Mothers, Brothers, Friends, Wives, and Other Unsung Champions Behind Geniuses

Vladimir Nabokov’s wife, Alan Turing’s first love, Andy Warhol’s mother, Maurice Sendak’s brother, Emily Dickinson’s dog, and more.

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Legendary Choreographer Merce Cunningham on Life, Learning, and the Creative Experience
Legendary Choreographer Merce Cunningham on Life, Learning, and the Creative Experience

“A good teacher keeps out of the way.”

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