This post is in response to this article
18 Female Artists Give Advice to Women Starting Out in the Art World
In this post graduation season, life is always uncertain. Should I dive into the art world or be realistic and rational. Being passionate about things that on the surface seem like they exist on both ends of the spectrum can be exhausting yet rewarding.
So when I read what Adrian Piper said, it sparked me.
It's not a snobby thing, but to me personally,
type (1) is craft- a skill I can hone; like painting a beautiful landscape, or making portraits out of nails and strings. something with a WOW factor, something made to be 'viral'.
type (2) is design - making something in exchange for monetary needs.
type (3) is art today - pushing boundaries, asking questions, making statements,
So, I choose you. (3). Now all I need is a push off the diving board.
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