With the world in crisis and the euro making Europe unstable, reform is needed. This means that there is less tax money to do everything we are used to. A lot of unusual things are needed.
One of the sectors that get hit hard is the cultural industry. The NY Times writes a nice story about it. Americans know that Europeans see culture as a need, whereas Americans see it as a convenience.
Has it always been like this? Is it normal that “artists” get money from state and can do whatever they like to do? I Don’ t think so. In the old days artists, good ones, or maybe good networking artists, had a mecenas. A wealthy person that would support his art. Probably sometimes with a say in whatwas being produced.
It is a very interesting time we are living in. One that requires new solutions, or maybe even very old solutions. The only constant is change.
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