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Why You’re Creative: Stealing

Or ripping it up. Either works.

Carry on ripping off this poster

One quote gets attributed to Oscar Wilde, TS Eliot, and Pablo Picasso, but probably came from neither. Which is ironic, because the quote is “Good artists borrow; great artists steal.” Everyone learns by copying others, from screenwriters to painters to babies learning how to speak for the first time. And since someone else has already explored the history behind stealing and remixing, I’ll present it to you in lieu of my own words.

 

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