Christopher Gallego June 7, 2019 12 Comments The things we most regret in life are the things we never tried. Boy, do I disagree with that one. Disagree because the older I get, the more I lament over the moronic, humiliating, sometimes devastating blunders I committed as a young artist. Things that I never should have tried but did anyway, emboldened by the rationale, Ah, […]
Critics aren’t trying to hurt and they aren’t trying to help. They’re trying to impress.
The less time spent dwelling on a work in progress the more emotionally detached you become and the internal and external critics lose their power.
Artists are a particularly worrisome bunch. We worry about everything,”Is my work good enough, will it be seen and appreciated, am I making any progress, will lesser talents get more recognition, can I ever measure up to the great masters?”
“Internal pressure to sell each piece can easily put the kibosh on experimentation…”