Aphorisms for Artists by Walter Darby Bannard

Aphorism #5

Art is too popular.

There are too many artists, too many dealers, and too much art. If plumbing was as popular as art, we would have amateur plumbers running around in stained clothing, brandishing plungers and roto-rooters, climbing in and out of sewers, and writing gibberish about pipe systems.

And none of our toilets would work.

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