…o leave his master, Pissarro, and move forward to risk something new. That’s being a revolutionary. The second lesson is the nearly magical power of decisive commitment. Today, we live in a time when many decisions are made by a committee or focus groups or testing appeals to mass popularity. That may work for marketers, but when it comes to art the strong singular voice of a creative hand making a committed decision (right or wrong) is a lot more interesting than vanilla compromises.