By Kimberly Kersey... - Posted on 07 May 2010

  Shopping bag from the 2009 Armory Show. Photo credit: David Willems.

Is the Avenue for Artistic Success Ethical?

April 15th, 2010 

Accepting the trope of the struggling artist, many decide to go ahead and brazenly attempt to carve out a spot for themselves in the art world. You just need to be willing to work really, really hard, right? Right? If only it were that simple. If only the system that determines success for an artist working in the U.S. today lived up to the expectations set forth by our meritocratic upbringing, where hard work and a little pluck can elevate you to the top.




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