“Good artists copy, great artists steal,” Pablo Picasso famously stated. A great quote, but when it comes to great art, where does the line fall between copying, reimagining, and stealing? Basically the same thing, right? Whether a subtle nod to an artists’ muse or the more outspoken and obvious repurposing of creative content, the undertone of flattery is inherent. While “copying” may force artists, audiences and historians to question the validity or originality of a piece of work, it is an equal display of admiration and respect.
What does it take to be a woman at the helm of advertising? What role does gender play in the leadership and growth of creative agencies?
I recently set out to answer these questions along with Katy Osborn, doc filmmaker and co-founder of Amelia Street Studio, in our first ever Facebook Live. Thanks to everyone who chimed in and for all your questions. We loved sharing our experiences and tackling these timely issues facing creative, production and advertising agencies.
You can watch the full video here: