Art Quote of the Day: Creativity vs. fame

Milkweed by Lee Krasner

Milkweed by Lee Krasner, 1955.   Source

[The artist] is our model of the great and free individualist who expresses himself for the sake of self-expression. There is no explicit acknowledgment that any artist that qualifies for the term is a published artist — an artist who sells and exhibits his products through the channels of commercial establishments such as publishers, galleries, cinemas, record companies, and the entertainment industry generally.  The term ‘artist’ no longer denotes creativity, but public fame.

Susanne Kappeler, “Liberals, Liberatarians, and the Liberal Arts Establishment

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