This week, we begin with a listener question around passion and purpose. What drives the “why” behind your work? Should public perception/reception play a role in what or why you create or should accolades be merely a byproduct? Nicholas Nixon is our Photographer of the Week.
Malcolm Gladwell’s 10,000 Hour Rule for deliberate practice is wrong: Genes for music, IQ, drawing ability, and other skills.
Beauty Is Embarrassing, A Wonderful Documentary About Pee-wee’s Playhouse Artist Wayne White
Richard Prince: “New Portraits” – Cool Hunting
‘Exhibit B,’ installation art that re-created the horror of human zoos, shut down after London protesters demand closure – The Washington Post
Amtrak is giving 24 people a ‘writer’s residency’ on its trains | The Verge
The U.S. Forest Service Wants to Fine You $1,000 for Taking Pictures in the Forest – Esquire
Microsoft and Adobe team up to make Photoshop way better for touchscreens | The Verge
Adobe project brings Photoshop to Chrome, Chrome OS – CNET
McSweeney’s Internet Tendency: Monologue: Glengarry, Bob Ross.
Glengarry Glen Ross speech – YouTube
Nicholas Nixon – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Interview with Nicholas Nixon
Forty Portraits in Forty Years – NYTimes.com
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
Become Ocean | Cantaloupe Music
OTP G+ Group