Artist Stereotype

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Starving Artists vs Millionaire Artists

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he concept of “the starving artist” is a belief popularized by the 19th century Romantic Art Movement. They made it fashionable to be poor. These were the artists that rejected the classic teachings of the academies as well as traditional patronage. They intentionally alienated themselves from formal training, worldly success, and family support so they …

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Artist Stereotype

Artists and Money: Ending the Martyred Stereotype

© Uriél Dana 2015. [dropcap]D[/dropcap]id you know that it only became “fashionable” for artists to be poor during the time of the Romantics? The term “suffering for one’s art” was actually coined by an unsuccessful artist in his best-selling book to justify his lack of sales. Ironically, as an author (a different art form) he …

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