Do More

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A fantastic reading by Benedict Cumberbatch of a letter from Sol LeWitt to Eva Hesse.

Get out of your head and just DO your art. This is a great reminder to create more!

Do more. More nonsensical, more crazy, more machines… make them abound with nonsense. Try and tickle something inside you, your “weird humor.” You belong in the most secret part of you. Don’t worry about cool, make your own uncool. Make your own, your own world. If you fear, make it work for you — draw & paint your fear & anxiety… You must practice being stupid, dumb, unthinking, empty. Then you will be able to


Sometime you need to create bad work to get to the good work or to find what you are really supposed to be working on.

Try to do some BAD work — the worst you can think of and see what happens but mainly relax and let everything go to hell — you are not responsible for the world — you are only responsible for your work — so DO IT. And don’t think that your work has to conform to any preconceived form, idea or flavor. It can be anything you want it to be.

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