On May 30th, 2017, I had the distinct pleasure of sitting down with Brandon Woelfel at Classic Color, a print shop in Chicago where Thought Catalog Books is producing his first full-color photography book, Luminescence.
it’s always the empty again / always
the streetlights / the rain flooding the
pavement / always the waiting for
My daughter is considering taking an $8 an hour job. I said to her, “Instead of that: why don’t you learn basic WordPress skills. You can make blogs for stores.”
Seeing only the top of the pyramid of a work of art, or a business, or an invention, or an idea, misses the beauty of the entire pyramid.
The fear goes away when you realize that bombing is survivable.
She said, I am an introvert but had to develop tricks to fake being an extrovert because of where I worked.
You love class because it’s an outlet to being the douchey artist you sometimes want to be. You enjoy the pretentious discussion you have because, like all artists, you have a little pretentious asshole inside of you that can only be set free around other secretly pretentious assholes like yourself.
The artist knows that art breathes life into our existence.
This indie bookstore in France took to Instagram to advertise its books — by turning the covers into art.
While it hasn’t been easy for her to deal with the delusions, hallucinations and muddled behavior, she found a way to channel these symptoms into something helpful to her — art.