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Dani Shapiro on Vulnerability, the Creative Impulse, the Writing Life, and How to Live with Presence
Dani Shapiro on Vulnerability, the Creative Impulse, the Writing Life, and How to Live with Presence

“The job — as well as the plight, and the unexpected joy — of the artist is to embrace uncertainty, to be sharpened and honed by it. To be birthed by it.”

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Compiling as a Creative Act: What Duke Ellington’s Remixing Reveals about Plagiarism and Innovation
Compiling as a Creative Act: What Duke Ellington’s Remixing Reveals about Plagiarism and Innovation

Is genius a mosaic of “magpielike borrowings”?

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The Magic and Logic of Color: How Josef Albers Revolutionized Visual Culture and the Art of Seeing
The Magic and Logic of Color: How Josef Albers Revolutionized Visual Culture and the Art of Seeing

“A thing is never seen as it really is.”

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Seth Godin on Vulnerability, Creative Courage, and How to Dance with the Fear: A Children’s Book for Grownups
Seth Godin on Vulnerability, Creative Courage, and How to Dance with the Fear: A Children’s Book for Grownups

“If you just pick one human you can change for the better, with work that might not work — that’s what art is.”

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A Kid’s Guide to Graphic Design by Iconic Designer Chip Kidd
A Kid’s Guide to Graphic Design by Iconic Designer Chip Kidd

“Graphic design needs your willing mental participation, even if it’s subconscious.”

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Love and Art: The Secret to a Romantic Relationship That’s Also a Creative Collaboration
Love and Art: The Secret to a Romantic Relationship That’s Also a Creative Collaboration

“Relationships are our greatest learning experiences.”

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