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Bob Pittman - Conversations with Artists

"I think some of the best artists in the world are people who do not have the control button - the button that keeps us all as functioning members of society saying 'I shouldn’t do that.’  As a result many of them are self-destructive because they don’t have that button, but I think things free-flow out of them onto canvas, songs, fashion - but they are sometimes messes as people.  Moving from the rational to the instinctual and this free-flow is often what makes a great artist.  Some of the greatest performers and artists I know are pretty self-destructive, I wouldn’t want to be them.  But I sure like the output of what they do."

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