Editor’s note: This is the final installment in artist Lawrence Swan’s series, which explores the notion of capitalization in the art world and the plight of the uncapitalized artist. Part One appeared on Wednesday and Part Two appeared on Friday.

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Lawrence Swan

Lawrence Swan is an uncapitalized artist/writer who lives in Brooklyn with his wife Lori Ellison. He is working on a documentary novel entitled Panic in Decade Zero.

7 replies on “A Graphic Essay on Capitalization, Part Three”

  1. The quote “artists come bearing gifts” is from John Cage via La Monte Young. Whatever those gifts are must be the value or purpose of one’s art, I reckon.

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