Quote: What did Mother say about getting paid?

American painter James Whistler (the guy who made his mom and her rocking chair famous) knew what he was talking about:  we are more than sum of our gigs.Llist_Quote_20_2015_web“An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.” — James Whistler

“Whistler’s Mother” and two other famous works are currently on display at our friendly neighborhood Norton Simon Museum, as part  of a swap with the Musée d’Orsay in Paris.  The other paintings included in the bargain are Manet’s iconic portrait of Emile Zola; and Cézanne’s Card Players.  The technically impressive and powerful trio of works will be on display through June 22, and well worth a little trip to Pasadena.  Read more and buy tickets

This is part of a weekly inspirational series on the Singerpreneur blog and social media for Lauri’s List. The 2015 quotes are also archived on Facebook and Pearltrees.
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