A Strategist's Guide to Art

Harriet Kindleysides
Hey! 👋 Welcome to A Strategist's Guide to Art. A short monthly newsletter that uses art to think about life, strategy and culture. New here? Hit subscribe below 👇
Created 02 Jan 2021
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  • Context shifts meaning
    15 Oct 2021 • 1 min read
    👋 For a while now I’ve been mulling over the idea of context. And how it can shift meaning and change perception. So that’s the theme of this month’s newsletter. Let’s dive in. Artists craft their wo...
  • How to work better
    17 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    I’ve been practicing being kinder to myself recently. For me this means I’ve been trying to move at a less frenetic pace, making time for daily walks, being less present on social media and focusing o...
  • The art of the edit
    13 Aug 2021 • 1 min read • 1 0
    “We want to remember what really matters, and the people we call good artists are, in part, the ones who appear to have made the right choices about what to commemorate and what to leave out” - Art as...
  • Piece together the scraps
    16 Jul 2021 • 1 min read • 1 0
    “Nathaniel Mary Quinn probes the relationship between visual memory and perception. Fragments of images taken from online sources, fashion magazines, and family photographs come together to form hybri...
  • Same same, but different
    18 Jun 2021 • 1 min read
    “Art is a creative act, and too much creativity can ruin it. It’s a discipline. Showing restraint and dedication to the work is just as important as following the muse when she graces you with her pre...
  • Know when to quit
    16 May 2021 • 1 min read • 2 0
    “Nothing is ever done. But we quit at the point where the work begins to cover up the evidence of the work” - Tom Sachs x Werner Herzog x Van Neistat x Ed Ruscha - Paradox Bullets Lockdown was full of...
  • Look again
    16 Apr 2021 • 1 min read • 1 0
    “Keep questioning yourself. Why are you drawn in to these particular details and what more can you find?” - Enrica Franca, The Art of Slow Looking - Tate The process of looking at Art often comes with...
  • Welcome
    02 Jan 2021 • < 1 min read
    Hey! 👋 Welcome to A Strategist's Guide to Art. A short monthly newsletter that uses art to think about life, strategy and culture. If you’re new you can hit subscribe below 👇 Subscribe now
  • Hold the vision
    31 Dec 2020 • 6 min read
    *Nam June Paik — Tate Modern, 2019 Hey! Welcome to A Strategist's Guide to Art. Where we look at what art can teach us about being better strategists and making culturally relevant brands. Let’s do th...
  • Questioning Things
    12 Nov 2020 • 5 min read • 2 0
    I’ve long been a fan of the artist Grayson Perry. In my opinion he speaks a lot of sense, and has a great ability to make art seem more accessible. But I’ve gained even more of an appreciation recentl...
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