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inventive Director: Pedro Inoue
Micah White on a possible way forward for activism
Mikkel Borch-Jacobsen at the hazards of bipolar medications
Manfred Max-Neef on barefoot economics
David Orrell questions the mythology at the back of neoclassical economics
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Not until the age of twenty-seven did he begin to take a serious interest in art, and then he had but ten years to live. In 1886 he went to stay in Paris with his brother Theo, an art dealer who was always his closest emotional connection. In Paris, Vincent became aware of the new art movements and incorporated aspects of them into his own style, especially by introducing light, brilliant colors into his palette. Two years later Van Gogh left Paris for the southern city of Arles. There he was joined briefly by the painter Paul Gauguin, with whom Van Gogh hoped to work closely, creating perfect art in a pure atmosphere of self-expression.
Artists occupy a special place in that they have devoted their lives to opening the channels of visual creativity. Can a person become more creative? Almost certainly, if one allows oneself to be. Being creative means learning to trust one’s own interests, experiences, and references, and to use them to enhance life and work. Above all, it means discarding rigid notions of what has been or should be in favor of what could be. Creativity develops when the eyes and the mind are wide open, and it is as important to looking at art as it is to making it.
Oil on canvasboard, 12 ϫ 16". Courtesy Grass Roots Art and Community Effort (GRACE), Hardwick, Vermont. get79204_ch02_017-048 8/12/09 8:35 AM Page 25 aside any personal, practical stake we might have in what we are looking at. For example, if we are examining a peach to see whether it is ripe enough to eat, we are contemplating it with a direct personal interest. If we step back to admire its color, its texture, its roundness, with no thought of eating it, then we are contemplating it disinterestedly.
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