Lauren Purje (b. 1987) grew up in Dublin, Ohio and graduated from Ohio University in 2009 with a BFA in Painting. She moved to Brooklyn, NY in 2011 where she currently lives and works. This series of comic...

20 replies on “Someone We See Everywhere in the Art World”

      1. And Jay Zs ass while the are at it.
        Any “real” celebrity that either pays attention to, or makes art, is clung to by gallerists, curators etc. and obsessed over. Maybe for just a short while. But a short while too long.
        For Lady Gaga, it’s the other way around… Well. Maybe it goes both ways. IDK.

        1. Since it registered with me than Van Gogh and a great many others died for art, I’ve understood myself as having no right to complain about galleries and the art world. Let’s look at the art. It’s an interesting strip.

    1. and my response to that is…Get your ass up and get out of the house and get out and say HELLO to people and get to know them. Then they will learn about your art, and if it’s good to them, they just might help you.

      1. Well, yes. My comment was in response to the comic which implies that it’s not an accurate observation.

        1. believe me. i understand. but that is one lame excuse I hear all the time from people about the art world. EVERY business is like that. We can’t expect Mary Boone to be wondering about google’s search page everyday looking for new great artists ya know. 😉

  1. I’ll be the commentor who doesn’t read the article but uses the comment space to say check out my website.

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