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Critic's Notebook: Kanye West's growing pains
Here's a quote that recently resonated with Kanye West: "Every child is an artist. The problem is staying an artist when you grow up." Pablo Picasso said that. West found it on a poster somewhere, took a photo, and claimed it as a statement of purpose — one of 20,000 or so he's tossed onto his Twitter account.
By Ann Powers, Los Angeles Times Pop Music Critic
November 23, 2010