Leanne Shapton, one of our favorite artists, competed in two Olympic swimming trials. Her new book Swimming Studies dives into her personal journey with the sport, from being a competitive teenager to an adult who loves the simple act of swimming. We asked her more...
Swimming and painting are similar because...They both require striking a balance between physical skill and trust.
When I swim I feel...Balanced.
My first memory of being underwater is...Realizing that my brother was joking when he told me I was one of the humans who could