Author of STEAL LIKE AN ARTIST and other books. Newsletters are the new Twitter: austinkleon.com/newsletter
Hanging out with kids often reveals how much of what we're supposed to pay attention to is actually sort of boring… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
I salute this tourist for paying attention to what is interesting to her twitter.com/drob/status/89…
“you live in a fantastic city, but you’re supposed to act bored about it?” tumblr.austinkleon.com/post/9548256842 twitter.com/anildash/statu…
1st solo show by a woman @museummodernart? A 1939 installation of Dahlov Ipcar’s art her father saved from age 3-22… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
The 1st solo show by a woman @Moma was a 1939 installation of Dahlov Ipcar’s art her father saved from age 3 to 22… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
RT @johnmartz: RIP June Foray, a few months shy of her 100th birthday https://t.co/vh94iCy5vk
I mean, who needs Brooklyn when you have @homeslicepizza and @BookPeople? [ducks] https://t.co/u3gS9d1JAk
RT @designsponge: If you haven't seen @ELLEmagazine 's video about @ejeancarroll watch immediately: facebook.com/ellemagazine/v… https://t.co/0Q…
“Blood's thicker than the mud.” —Sly Stone, “Family Affair”
RT @austinkleon: “Four freedoms,” Ad Reinhardt, 1943 https://t.co/Rm2ZLpdNfN
This post makes me happy. Thanks, Wil!! twitter.com/wilw/status/88…
Holy moly @the_kochalka's AMERICAN ELF looks so good on my new iPad Pro m.comixology.com/American-Elf/c… https://t.co/rWdcUuRZFa
I just backed OTHER MUSIC: The Story Of An Iconic Independent Record Store on @Kickstarter kck.st/2uc8FTy
Storyboard for The Empire Strikes Back (via @ransomcenter) instagram.com/p/BW-dIlDBPN0/ https://t.co/aMQF3v0n5u
RT @KMFAClassical: @austinkleon TBH pretty much every piece with a gong is terrifying, must be something to do with the sound of it 😋 Maybe…
One more thought: ask yourself if you want to be *Published* or if you want people to read your stuff. (They aren't actually the same.)
all my favorite artists online have this attitude twitter.com/charliejane/st…
Takes at least 10 years to get good, IMO. In the meantime, you just find other ways of participating in the world you want to join.
Young artists: don't underestimate how valuable you are as a FAN — how much useful/interesting stuff you can share w/ world you want to join
I get this question a lot. Answer is: share things AROUND the work. Inspiration, tools, process, etc. twitter.com/miriamhcraig/s…
4-year-old wanted classical music with a gong in it LOL youtube.com/watch?v=-wkA_X…
Yuja Wang rips up Mozart’s “Alla Turca”: youtube.com/watch?v=wSbCmS…
John Waters' “Study Art” signs are parodies of a real sign he saw in Baltimore baltimoresun.com/entertainment/… https://t.co/Aue0gIRdOj
"Study Art Sign" by John Waters, 2007 (photo by @abstractsunday) https://t.co/nWA0YjxA8M
I had the honor of blurbing this one. I love Alan's writing. twitter.com/ayjay/status/8…
RT @RobCourt: Having a table set aside for #drawing is essential. Find a cozy place, open your favorite #sketchbook & #draw to your hearts…
“The questions remain the same… The answer is in their question. Just find out what they want to do, and tell them… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Now I love everything #newspaperblackout https://t.co/zeyDnHxx16
You can actually see a copy of TECHNICIANS OF THE SACRED in this still from 20,000 DAYS ON EARTH https://t.co/gqlnERRaU2
Anthology of poetry that Nick Cave reads before he goes into the studio to write (thx @geetadayal) amazon.com/exec/obidos/AS…
A Q&A with @jon_bois about 17776, one of the coolest things I’ve read in a long time. (thx @McKChuck)… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
“I took another bubble bath with my pants on. All the fighting stopped. Next time I'll do it sooner.” —Prince open.spotify.com/track/13UqaNF8…
Maybe my favorite thing I've done this year is a DJ set for @KUTx. You can stream it here: kutx.org/my-kutx/my-kut… https://t.co/INUP8sv1Bq
BLACK MESSIAH is an album that was great when it came out and keeps getting better and better to my ears. twitter.com/austinkleon/st…
RT @GoogleFacts: Most useful GIF of all time. 🚙 https://t.co/qSvi9g0PPB
In-laws from Ohio visiting today so I'm going to suggest a healthcare phone call party tonight: 5calls.org
Happy Monday. This deal is still on. Only $2.24 on Kindle: amzn.to/2eEdUZB twitter.com/austinkleon/st…
RT @Fred_Delicious: Billy Corgan - "The world is a vampire" Crowd - "wooooooooo" Neil DeGrasse Tyson [loudly from back] "no it isn't"
Saw a stern-looking woman out on our walk wearing a t-shirt that said S M I L E
Feel like Euron Greyjoy and Mad Dog Tannen might get along https://t.co/KdXPazNOVa
Some people hoard food and water. I hoard notebooks. amzn.to/2eG4cGi https://t.co/qfuGDo5cSL
Love the end credits of this performance of Beethoven’s 9th youtu.be/rOjHhS5MtvA https://t.co/MdmjyN3X7A
RT @BBC6Music: From Walker Brothers to Uncut cover CDs via @LaurelHalo—Max Richter's guide to Scott Walker is available for 30days https://…
RT @levistahl: James Schuyler, from "In Earliest Morning." https://t.co/qOENzPqTtp
A page from Mozart's original score for Idomeneo — note the deletions https://t.co/XZTmQv2d4z
This is rad — @klru streaming Mozart's opera Idomeneo live from the @MetOpera this afternoon klru.org/schedule/episo… twitter.com/klru/status/88…
19th century vision of schools vs. a photo taken in a school in 2012 thefrailestthing.com/2017/07/23/all… https://t.co/lkbGXHwXMe
I never know if it’s depressing or reassuring how I keep orbiting the same obsessions over the years, forgetting, then re-discovering
Making my way through @AndrewEpstein3's new book, ATTENTION EQUALS LIFE amazon.com/exec/obidos/AS… https://t.co/TDz97wXDi5
 
Spooky: Googled "attention equals life" and came across this photo I posted from reading David Shie… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
“there aren't as many people paying attention as there are needing it” —A.R. Ammons
RT @4AD_Official: Tune into @BBC6Music from 4pm BST today to hear a special new interview with Scott Walker theguardian.com/music/2017/jul…
TIS THE SEASON TO BE JOLLY FALALLLALALALALALA 🔥💀🔥 https://t.co/gAEC4F0Sz5
Here's what I wrote about mailing lists in Show Your Work!: showyrwork.com https://t.co/er9REEYl7z
Smart @ryanholiday piece about building a way to connect with your audience over time (START A MAILING LIST!) linkedin.com/pulse/want-ult…
RT @nicholsonbaker8: 4:20am, my office window https://t.co/k2rKarfmxu
RT @MissyElliott: Thank u to my good sis @solangeknowles u know how we do! #cancerseason!& my good sis 👑@Beyonce they always have shown me…
RT @pcgamer: How Maniac Mansion's verb-object interface revolutionised adventure games bit.ly/2uDkpSV https://t.co/ELR9ZrQNzp
This is the best Star Wars movie: youtu.be/e3EVuoOo3kA
Whenever I think about STAR WARS, I think of Ryan Gosling, who said: “I’m just so sick of myself. I can’t imagine how everyone else feels.”
Forgot to mention God’s voice sounds like Bill Duke in PREDATOR tho youtube.com/watch?v=HGo--y… twitter.com/austinkleon/st…
What you think What you feel What you know youtu.be/84GEk4RUY3s
LOL thought I was posting Cheryl Lynn's "Got To Be Real" and posted a Just For Men ad instead #tooreal
What you think What you feel What you know youtu.be/o8CtCAbze_w
Doing the dishes and listening to disco #fridaynight youtu.be/J1MMzMGX8xY
Reading @jon_bois's 17776 it was a lot like reading @achewood for the first time. A whiplash From "WTF is this?" to "I'm obsessed with this"
 
 
 
 
 
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