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Pure Art or Selling Out to Commercialism

by Keith Bond

Today's Post is by Keith Bond, Regular contributing writer for FineArtViews.  Find out how you can be a guest author Many artists feel that truly meaningful or 'pure' art is created solely for the purpose of expression and must not be influenced by any outside force.  They argue that the inspiration must come from within and that any other influence or purpose behind the creation dilutes or contaminates its purpose.  It is no longer pure art, but rather has stooped to the level of 'commercial art' at best. Is it really so black and white?  Can one make a living at art [...]

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