|Do good artists copy? Do great artists steal?|
|Written by Charles|
|Saturday, 17 September 2011 03:59|
I don't think they do, friends. If you copy then you're a copier. If you steal then you're a thief. There's nothing great about that. Attributed to Pablo Picasso, the saying, "Good artists copy, great artists steal", has become a commonplace philosophy in many circles today, but I never bought into it nor do I now. The greatest artists create. They pioneer, explore, they discover new roads and i recommend discount online levitra new worlds. They don't duplicate, they originate. They innovate.
Adrian Foster, aka Skynet our webmaster extraordinaire, published an excellent commentary today on the forums. Here's a video he attached to his topic. It's Steve Jobs musing on this thinking of copying and stealing, and with all due respect of i use it buy now online viagra course, needlessly and erroneously perpetuating an unhealthy attitude and philosophy towards what it means to be an artist.