The Ecstasy of Art

“The artist takes in the world, but instead of being oppressed by it, he reworks it in his own personality and recreates it in the work of art.” -Ernest Beck…
Video Rating: 4 / 5

16 Responses to “The Ecstasy of Art”

  1. Jason Silva says:

    Our ART provides MAPS FOR OUR ECSTASIES -?

  2. Eric Leslie says:

    Like many of the Shots of Awe videos, this one is a little over-grandiose
    about a statement that maybe isn’t as deep as it thinks it is. 😉 But I do
    like the general statement. Art is a map of where we went. It is evidence;
    it is what we brought back.?

  3. JamesScottGuitar says:

    The Act of creating Art is in the letting go of time, time as the mind
    knows it. ?

  4. Shots of Awe says:
  5. Milo Bozovich says:

    Mashallah… This life is but a simple box, and the next life is an
    eternal canvas. So think outside this little box and you will be
    successful in art and in life (this one and the next).?

  6. Brent Catlett says:

    To all my Art friends out there. I love this YouTube Channel “Shots of
    Awe”?

  7. The Zizzler says:

    very interesting food for thought. I found the lovely backing music a
    smidge loud though…?

  8. George Green says:

    #FridayEyes 3.0
    *Jason Silva’s Shots Of Awe: The Ecstasy of Art*
    *”I wish I could show you, when you are lonely or in darkness, the
    astonishing light of your own being.” ~Hafiz of Shiraz*

    “Making art is a kind of exorcism, you have to die and be reborn, and then
    when you are ressurected, then you’re like WOW look what I brought back!
    Look at my canvas, this is where *I went*!” ~Jason Silva?

  9. LoneWolfDemon13 says:

    I’m starting to wonder if you own any other shirt o.O?

  10. Greg Bayles says:

    Another great video, +Jason Silva! Thanks for the work that you do!?

  11. TestTube says:

    Art opens doors for our minds.?

  12. Dragaan says:

    This guy really likes to use the word “modalities”.?

  13. MackMaster says:

    These last couple of videos are becoming a little bit repedetive in my
    opinion. But the videos are still awesome and this particular video was a
    great simplfied sum-up of some earlier videos.?

  14. Anders Alm says:

    “Sanity is a madness put to good uses.” ?

  15. Karen M says:

    *Art as maps of creativity*?

  16. Joseph Robinson says:

    Your videos make me want to sit down at a coffee shop with you and have an
    intellectual discussion for 3+ hours.?

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