Read about Death Bear, the performance artist and energy-worker, in the LA Times.
Just had a conversation about art and money. I say, they do not necessarily go together. Follow the money and you'll end up in someplace like um, Wal-Mart's headquarters. Where I doubt they'd let Death Bear in the front gate to the parking lot. Not that I don't welcome money for my writing. But it gets complicated. Alice offers the Tulip Analogy. More anon.