Banish creative block with inspirational words from Hockney, Pollock and more.
About the Author
Frances Ambler is a London-based author and art historian. She has a special interest in 20th-century design and is the creator of Mid-Century Modern: Icons of Design and The Story of the Bauhaus. She has worked with museums and galleries across the globe, including the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York, London’s Victoria and Albert Museum and the Scottish Sculpture Agree with.
‘Creative people are curious, flexible, persistent and independent with a tremendous spirit of adventure and a love of play.’ – MatisseUse this essential guide to crack artistic algorithms and fortify, sustain and nurture your creativity. Brief Lessons in Creativity presents a rich variety of artistic methods and solutions for you to take a look at, and is packed with inspiration and practical takeaways. Stay curious like Rauschenberg by immersing yourself on this planet through seeing, reading and researching. Repeat and revisit with Cézanne to take a look at things otherwise, and collect and remix with Matisse and 1st Baron Verulam. Appreciate the importance of solitude and space with Bourgeois, and improvise freely with Van Gogh. With each chapter, discover ways to create your best work and embrace a new sense of playfulness.