by lolly on June 20, 1997 at 20:02:30:
In Reply to: art, money, and the corporate world posted by benjamin weil on May 09, 1997 at 18:55:22:
the tradition of partonage is an ancient one, and i think it would be naive to think that the
Medici's were necessarily better patrons than Microsoft. courting some petulant monarch or filling our grant proposals, artists have long
had to hock their talent.
i think artists have always had to struggle, unless they were well bourgois, like jeff koons, with institutional and public relations.
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