We have been talking a lot about what it means to become an artist. New Zealand media theorist Zita Joyce has written an excellent article about the way artists are depicted in television, you can read the article here
Here is the inimitable Hennessy Youngman’s take on how to become an artist.
Hennessy Youngman is a character invented by Jason Musson. Here is his WIKI entry.
This article also gives a bit of history, and reflects on his practice as an exhibiting artist.