When everyone’s an artist and no one spends money on art, art is stripped of any economic traction and serious artists can’t earn a living.
. . . the mix of factors needed to converge in order for artists to flourish — including institutional support, low rents, a humming population in urban universities, an inviolable sense of a shared culture — and then what happens when these cities are infiltrated by Hunnish bankers.
Giraldi, William. “Creative Destruction.” The New Republic, 1 Feb. 2015. Web. 15 Feb. 2015.