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Here's a solid article about abstract painter Frank Stella who is putting together a retrospective of his work for the Whitney. What does he say about earning a living as an artist?

Among other things: 

People get excited about the high-end numbers,” he said, “but almost all artists, even the really successful ones, are basically hand to mouth. If you’re self-supporting, no matter how successful you are it’s not easy.

Read the article here: http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2015/sep/01/frank-stella-ar...

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Comment by Layl McDill on September 14, 2015 at 2:30pm

It's so true- even if you have the most amazing show and sell your biggest piece you still have to do it all again the next week. 

Great article!

Comment by Connie Mettler on September 14, 2015 at 5:30pm

Thanks, Layl. It's always good to get some perspective from the stars ... everyone is working out there for sure.

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