By k | June 28, 2010 - 6:00 am - Posted in New Business Development

Being an art lover,
I have been enjoying
Work Of Art,
a show supposedly
about discovering the next ‘great’ artist.

Supposedly
because the winner
will not necessarily be
the next ‘great’ artist.
He/she is more likely to be
the next average artist.

Why?

Because great artists specialize.
Robert Bateman
paints wildlife art.
That’s it.
The late Frank Frazetta
did cover art for sci fi/fantasy novels
(including Conan).
That’s it.

They didn’t complete portraits one week
and engage in performance art the next.
They focused on one narrow field
and they became the best
in that field.

There is truth behind the phrase
Jack of all trades,
master of none.
If you want to be great,
truly great,
specialize.

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