“A childhood friend messaged, ‘How’s your creative process doing at this time?’ I replied that I hadn’t heard a single complaint from an artist about self-isolation, myself included.
What I’d noticed instead were artists experiencing a collective, organic re-assessment of what their work means and their art’s purpose. I’d been reading about a guru who’d suggested that whoever we were before the pandemic would only be magnified during self-isolation.
I thought perhaps the same could be said for our work, or maybe the crisis would instead crack open a global, creative breakthrough. In art, these breakthroughs can be total reinvention or a leap from the springboards we’ve been building.” Read the rest of the article from Painter’s Keys.