Video Pick of the Week: Steal Like an Artist

“Good Artists Borrow, Great Artists Steal.” ~ Pablo Picasso

Austin Kleon uses a Sharpie to create poems and visual art by selectively blacking out newspaper articles. Recently, he gave a talk at The Economists’s Human Potential Summit. His presentation, Steal Like an Artist, discusses creativity and the role of remixing: “We can pick our teachers and we can pick our friends and we can pick the books we read and the music we listen to and the movies we see, et cetera. You are a mash-up of what you let into your life.”

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