|Great art is the outward expression of an inner life in the artist.|
- Edward Hopper
I'm leaving this place!!Not me, personally. But I'm seeing an alarming trend of amazing artists who are getting frustrated with devianART because of what their viewers are doing, and deleting their accounts (or at the very least, deleting their galleries). In the past two weeks, I've seen the demise of three incredible galleries.I'm leaving this place!! by phydeau
One could put the blame on rude and ignorant people who really shouldn't be here. I'm talking about people that view dA as "MySpace with ' porn '". In other words, people who don't know or don't care what the community is about. It would be nice if there was a way to reach them and ask them to leave or change their ways, but that's never going to happen.
But there's another issue that the frustrated artists may not be realizing when they pack up and leave forever. By pulling back the great work they had once contributed to the great collection that is dA, they, themselves are diminishing the quality and splendor of thi