Perfectionism is a good thing!

Most people are focused on creating many artworks at an efficient pace. However, nobody will remember your work if it is mediocre.

I have a suspicion that the word ‘perfectionism’ rode a tide of liberal mediocrity entering the culture during the 20th century. It is a word that to a large extent psychologizes idealistic aspirations and attention to detail in favor of egalitarianism and commercialism.

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Idk, I always though of perfectionism as meaning the obsession with perfection that goes so far that it doesn’t help your work and can even make it worse with little changes, and drains you to exhaustion without payoff. But that’s just me.

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