Rethink everything you once thought about your life
To coincide with Paris Photo’s opening, French newspaper Libération has chosen to remove all images from its 14 November issue in a bid to show the power and importance…
What an incredible artist
In tribute to a legendary artist.
The reasonable man adapts himself to the World;the unreasonable one persits in trying to adapt the World to himself.Therefore all (nearly all in my view) the progress depends on the unreasonable man”. - G.B. Shaw, Maxims for Revolutionists
Very true and here’s my thoought on this…,This is horribly relevant in timely in the era of “visual garbage we create each and every day” (Z.Arias) and are bombarded with from every possible direction on every step dusk till dawn, how about,for a change as author of the above has said pausing for a second to think whether creator had something on mind.and on the other hand do you really like what you “like”, or do you just want to be a good buddy.Either way reinforrcing someone’s work with perhaps unearned praise or buddying up by liking and hoping for the same in exchange does not benefit anybody, or more importantly their skill motivation, vision, inspiration.Think.
“How To: Find Inspiration On The Internet” - by Sam Spratt
One of the most frequent questions I get in my inbox is how I get inspired and creatively charged to make my work. It’s a pretty vague question but the similarly vague answer is fairly simple: I don’t consider scrolling down, stopping for a second, and clicking a button acknowledging that I “like” something to be an actual means of absorbing the vastness of content on the web.
When I see paintings I like, I stare at them. I look for their flaws, I study their intricacies, and I think about what I can learn from it—whether that’s things to avoid or things to aspire to achieve. There is SO much out there and especially here on tumblr—it’s easy to brand yourself, your knowledge, and your tastes with the things you’ve liked and reblogged. However, it takes more than a glance to let something into your brain and my biggest piece of advice in letting all of these creations across the world fuel you, is to simply to slow down and actually look at them.