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Seth Godin meet David Byrne .... Art, Innovation, Creativity .... Genius

My art is teaching innovation and entrepreneurship. The ideas I am sharing with MFA students at the School of Visual Arts in NYC are about the "art of innovation and entrepreneurship". Why do I say "art"? I have immersed myself in Seth Godin's work lately having been drawn in by his focus on art and artists. Seth's definition of art is broad, "art is the unique work of a human being, work that touches another".  To Seth art and the artist are not on the fringe but in fact right at the center of the post-industrial economy -- "creating ideas that spread and connecting the disconnected are the two pillars of our new society, and both of them require the posture of an artist". It was running across a new book by musician David Byrne, adding it to the mix, that triggered this post.....