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Maybe I jumped to conclusions when I read these lines...

Generations ago you could make a living in this country being an artist. You used to be able to live on the Cape in a shack and write for a year, now only millionaires can afford a shack on th Cape.  And if you do make it, there is insane pressure from publishing companies to pump out material.  It's all about the bottom line.


Arts?  I know a lot of artists, but they all have day jobs.  Usually of the retail or numbers crunching variety.  It's killing their souls.

I just assumed you were saying that the artists you know can be generalized into a multitude of artists who have 9 to 5 jobs that are killing them.

by Upstate NY on Wed Aug 9th, 2006 at 10:29:59 PM EST
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