“Loving Vincent van Gogh
The world’s first feature-length painted animated film is being made in Poland, bringing Vincent Van Gogh paintings to life. “Loving Vincent” secured enough crowd funding cash to make it happen. Every frame of the film is an oil painting on canvas, using the very same technique in which Vincent himself painted to show the painter’s life.” …..click on the link to see the video on the story and the way the movie is being made…..
Loving Vincent van Gogh | All media content | DW.DE | 24.12.2014.
“So let me suggest 12 artistic criteria for judging the art of particular leaders. To appreciate their leadership, we should ask about its …
Intent. Do they make an express commitment to achieve certain exceptional ends?
Focus. Do they highlight certain features of the business environment over others to separate the important from the trivial?
Skill. Do they demonstrate mastery or virtuosity in critical aspects of business; do they possess a foundation for understanding people, organizations, and the way work is accomplished?
Form. Do they combine their communications, structures, policies, etc. into a unified, coherent whole?
Representation. Do they convey meanings, in nonobvious and captivating ways, as opposed to giving simple directives and making straightforward declarations of fact?
Imagination. Do they make surprising and unconventional departures from the ordinary that create a new sense of awareness or understanding?
Authenticity. Do they present a stylistic distinctiveness that is an honest expression of their individuality and personal beliefs?
Engagement. Do they offer complex and challenging information that stimulates intellectual effort and imaginative contemplation?
Pleasure. Do they provide emotionally rewarding experiences that are shared among members of a group, promoting stronger bonds and fostering personal fulfillment?
Human significance. Do they facilitate personal reflection about who one is, what is most important, what is culturally valuable, and what is possible?
Context. Do they take actions that are commensurate with institutional practices, customs, demands, and norms, and communicate in a style that is understandable and appropriate?
Criticism. Do they welcome discourse and evaluation from others regarding how well they have performed and the amount of appreciation they should be afforded?”
AN : Full article worth the read . Insightful and thought provoking.
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