The Reckless Muse
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The Reckless Muse

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Artists, If You Want To Be Original, Steal From Your Idols

For some time now, I’ve been involved with the war on mediocrity.

As culture stagnates, it normalizes creative complacency, producing an epidemic of commonness that spreads throughout the artistic intelligentsia.

However, I posit that one effective antidote is for aspiring artists to study — and ultimately steal from — the works of the…

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Joe Garza

Joe Garza

I cover art, culture, film, comedy, creativity, books, and more at https://medium.com/the-reckless-muse