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Towards an Integrated Life: Thoughts on Aging and the Artistic Process

In an exhibit of Picasso’s drawings of a horse, done over the artist’s lifetime, one remarks on a rather extraordinary feature: rather than getting more complex over time, the drawings become increasingly simple until finally Picasso conjures up the animal … Continue reading

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Artists Speak: Artists on the Artistic Process

Artists on the Artistic Process: Rollo May: Psychologist, Author “The task of becoming human is an artist’s task, and art is the birthright shared by us all.” “Beauty is born in play…(Schiller’s) idea of play is an accurate description of … Continue reading

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