“While the authority of the doctor or plumber is never questioned, everyone deems [themselves] a good judge and an adequate arbiter of what a work of art should be and how it should be done.” Rothko died on this day in 1970. Rest in peace, Mark.
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Whenever you start to question your own artistic choices, just remember: Picasso drew a butt.
Don’t think about making art. Just get it done. Let everyone else decide if it’s good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they are deciding, make even more art.