|The Kyoto BAL building's use of artist mirocomachiko's painting and|
reproductions to create enticing tasteful window displays for
their New Year sale
In arts cultures there is the stigma of watering down the seriousness of one's artists' persona by indulging in commercial activity to earn a living. This attitude perhaps became ingrained because the inability to live from your art could indicate that the artists work has not reached the level of development to attract committed collectors and dealers. In an age however when an ever increasing number of students are choosing to study media, frequently use Photoshop, engage in fan art and keep art schools thriving, it may call for reconsideration of attitudes toward fine artists pursuing commercial activity.
|Window display using painting and graphics from mirocomachiko|
What ways do you think artists can apply their talents to create diverse opportunities and reach new audiences?