The indicators that I would become an artist weren’t about drawing talent; they were about knowing I was special.
As a clichéd Gen X art student, I was too arrogant for my own good.
Martin Herbert’s latest book is a collection of essays about 10 artists who play with the system, struggle against it, or walk away altogether.
How do artists function under tyranny?
Thomas Kinkade was a painter of cabins, lighthouses, and improvable sunsets. He was an avowed evangelical Christian who fortified his saccharine landscapes with passages from the scriptures.