“I sort of feel like ‘artists are the cultural plumbers’. It’s like: we need them, we just don’t know we need them until we need them.”
Great talk I saw recently by Matt Wagner, owner of Hellion Gallery (http://www.helliongallery.com/‘>http://www.helliongallery.com/). Recommended watching for both artists and art enthusiasts on the lifestyle risks artists take, how the gallery system works and economic factors of the art world. (Points in particular worthy of note at: 4:36, 8:53, 26:30, 32:32 and 40:53)
See full post here: .2015-08-30.