Aphorisms for Artists by Walter Darby Bannard

Aphorism #91

Good art is not made in the spotlight.

When you are making art there are no galleries, dealers, critics, crowds, museums, or professors. You are all by yourself, with your work, in another world. The only other person involved isn’t there: the one who will see it.

Good art is not extravagant public display. It is the effective sharing of private delight.

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