Anyone who’s chosen to live a creative lifestyle — not just artists — knows what it means to worry. Rather than gun for the safety of a monthly paycheck, most of us (this writer included) have to find a way to put food on the table, without sacrificing our proverbial souls.
For the flurry of appropriation court cases we’ve been in the middle of lately, artist and graphic designer Austin Kleon has an appropriate response. In a presentation titled “How to Steal Like an Artist,” Kleon explains how collaboration and inspiration break down artistic boundaries. Just tell that to Patrick Cariou.