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Why are most artists starving and poor?

  A real question I have posed myself for many years.In a world where artist do not only compete with other contemporary artists, but also with deeply established dead artists, very few are those that actually manage to live a somehow decent life with the sales of their art.This is sad but it is a reality.  So why should an artist be poor? In my case, this question was in dire need of answering after I graduated from art school. I started to wonder: " Well, now I can paint, draw, sculpt, but euhm, how will I pay my rent? How will I feed myself".At the age of 16 I was already living on my own, and had the luck to benefit...

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