Quote Originally Posted by dpaint View Post
Mead has loads of artistic integrity. He usees his art to shape reality. He is a futurist, like Bob McCall, and redefined the world we live in. As an artist you can't have more integrity than to ignore the world as you see it and shape it as you want it. Few have the ability to affect more than their art though; Meads creations are soo powerful he coerced reality to adopt his vision.

Very few artists attain this and hold on to it. Its a rare accomplishment to have a vision and to have others accept it without changing the artist's work into the vision of the people hiring them or buying their work.
Norman Rockwell comes to mind.