Blog / 2016 / Art Is Not a Luxury.

March 30, 2016

If you still think that art is a luxury after watching this video, I challenge you to remove every last bit of art from your life to see how well you do without it.

The idea that art is a luxury is just as damaging to artists as the idea that being a starving artist is normal. Artists need support and respect for the work they do, and an easy way to provide that is to stop spreading the lie that art is a luxury.

painting of Black Telescope goldfish
Gwenn Seemel
Fishy
2016
acrylic on panel
7 x 5 inches

For prints and things of this sweet little fishy, go to my Redbubble shop. The original painting is available for $600. See all the works for sale.

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