The Creative Act
Expressive
Pure
Timeless

The Creative Act A Way of Being

Rick Rubin2023
Many famed music producers are known for a particular sound that has its day and then ages out. Rick Rubin is known for something else: creating a space where artists of all different genres and traditions can home in on who they really are and what they really offer. He has made a practice of helping people transcend their self-imposed expectations in order to reconnect with a state of innocence from which the surprising becomes inevitable. Over the years, as he has thought deeply about where creativity comes from and where it doesn’t, he has learned that being an artist isn’t about your specific output; it’s about your relationship to the world. Creativity has a place in everyone’s life, and everyone can make that place larger. In fact, there are few more important responsibilities. The Creative Act is a beautiful and generous course of study that illuminates the path of the artist as a road we all can follow. It distils the wisdom gleaned from a lifetime’s work into a luminous reading experience that puts the power to create moments – and lifetimes – of exhilaration and transcendence within closer reach for all of us.
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Paulo Coelho Alves@pcalves
4 stars
May 10, 2024
Charming
Artistic
Delightful
Intelligent
Thought provoking
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Omar @sparsesuccess
1 star
Apr 11, 2024
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Sebastien Bailouni@seba
3.5 stars
Apr 3, 2024
Conceptual
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Julian Paul@julianpaul
5 stars
Mar 3, 2024
Pure
Honest
Candid
Eloquent
Avant-garde
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Vera Heilig@veraheilig
2.5 stars
Feb 22, 2024
Comforting
Predictable
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Anna Bostick@aebostick
5 stars
Feb 9, 2024
Profound
Comforting
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Mireia@mireiaallende
5 stars
Oct 9, 2023
Powerful
Exciting
Profound
Timeless
Easy read
Fascinating
Unforgettable
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Roisin O'Flaherty @roisinof
4.5 stars
Aug 24, 2023
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Krystal@demonhour
1.5 stars
Jul 27, 2023
Repetitive
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Daniel Gynn@danielgynn
3 stars
Jul 11, 2023
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Sebastian Stockmarr@stockmarr
3.6 stars
May 26, 2023
Vibrant
Expressive
Avant-garde
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Ali Angco@aliangco
3.5 stars
Apr 9, 2023
Vivid
Expressive
Thought provoking
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Shad Gibran@shad
2.5 stars
Mar 25, 2023
Expressive
Predictable
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Keven Wang@kevenwang
4 stars
Feb 4, 2023
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karthikeya@karthi
4 stars
Apr 19, 2024
Visionary
Thought provoking
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Richard Hankins@richintransit
4.5 stars
Apr 10, 2024
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PG Gonni@sekei
5 stars
Apr 2, 2024
Delightful
Surprising
Fascinating
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Elizabeth@thispersonhere
4 stars
Apr 1, 2024
Eloquent
Timeless
Conceptual
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Roger Amundsen@gododger
4.5 stars
Mar 19, 2024
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Jim Yellow@jamslow
3 stars
Mar 17, 2024
Unique
Honest
Creative
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Banu Akman@banushka
5 stars
Feb 8, 2024
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Alyssa Mastrocco@alyssaa
0.5 stars
Jan 30, 2024
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Matt Moore@mcm
5 stars
Jan 27, 2024
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Sean Bannen@priority
0.5 stars
Jan 26, 2024

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