Irrational Exuberance

These two buzzwords spoken by a government official, are actually a representation of the artistic life.

In the case of “irrational exuberance,” a banker jabbered, and the world reacted. He was using them to weasel and obfuscate.

To an artist, that phrase is self-evident. The choice to pursue a life of creation is irrational. But it’s offset by the exuberance of being able to do the work.

When you look at painter and professor Dennis Ringering in his Illinois studio, it’s obviously true.

About the author: I am Stephen Kennedy, an experienced photographer with more than 2500 completed sessions in all 50 US states.