Month: November 2021

Know when to take your hand away

Apelles knew the power of perfectionism, as well as its dangers. He was a painter.  Reputed to be the greatest of his day.  Alexander the Great commissioned him to paint a portrait of himself.  Apelles also painted Alexander’s general Antigonus the One-eyed.  (In the portrait, he turned Antigonus’ head so  you couldn’t see his eye…

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