Good Designers Copy, Great Designers Steal

William Hill
Mar 19 · 3 min read
Sequence from “Mr.Bean”

Pablo Picasso, the first living artist to be featured in the Louvre, influenced the artistic world in a uniquely original way, so why is he known for saying :

“Good artists copy, great artists steal”?

It’s true. Picasso really said, “Good artists copy, great artists steal.” Or at least, since his death in 1973, everyone believes he said…