Brian Eno: 77 Million Paintings

“Classical music comes from the divine; pop music comes from the testicles.”

“Art is everything we don’t have to do.”

“Art is the punchline.”

“Art is safe.”

The talk was 2.5hrs that I wished would last even longer. There’s no way I could reasonably cover the entirety of Eno’s talk, but there were several points that stood out for me, as headlined in the quotes above. He was an excellent speaker, with a self-deprecating wit, and a dry sense of humour that kept me amused.

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