After the three big ego-smashing divides in intellectual history—the Copernican revolution (our Earth is not at the center of the universe), the Darwinian revolution (we are not that different from animals), and the Freudian revolution (unconsciousness shows we are not the masters of our ego)—this representation of Earth was said to be the fourth blow, since it “displaced the human ego by making it conscious of the physical limitations of the space it inhabits.
Flora Lyn - After we knew that the Earth was a sphere
“If my hands are fully occupied in holding on to something, I can neither give nor receive.”
you're not obsessed with finding your own 'art style', you're obsessed with finding your unique value proposition. you're obsessed with developing your brand identity. you're obsessed with positioning your art as a memorable product in the minds of consumers so that you may have a chance at competing with all the other 'art brands' out there.
in the pursuit of your aimless, shallow obsession, and at the expense of wanting to turn your art into a business, you've forgotten why you turned to art in the first place.
When you engage with the arts in general, [there is] so much that you can take, I felt like almost a responsibility to give something back to it from my side," he once said, explaining the impetus for starting his own label in 2008.