9.5-Theses-on-Art-and-Class

Our creative lives, like our love lives, bear the burden of representing the good part of our existence, of standing in for the richness of an unalienated world we lack; without the prospect of companionship or of creative fulfillment there’s just the unending abyss of working for someone else in return for being able to survive another day to do it again.
—  Ben Davis