You Will Meet a Boy on the Street Who Will Show You a Picture of a Girl’s Messy Hair

“Eventually you will realize that you are not an artist because you can turn a phrase, or weave a metaphor or recognize composition. It takes so much more than that. Nor do you become one by geography or proxy. Curating fascinating friends won’t cut it, neither will amassing interesting tattoos. However, if you amass enough of either you will eventually become interesting to look at and may consider a career as a found art object. Photographers will wish to photograph you as they tend to do with interesting to look at things. In this case, you might get asked about your opinions on art, which, unfortunately, will not be very original or interesting.” – What Happens When You Have an Artistic Temperament But Are Not an Artist


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