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“Nobody becomes an artist unless they have to.

They told me my images were dark, depressive and wouldn’t sell well. I didn’t make them to be sold. I was making them to save myself from insanity and excruciating pain. I had finally found a way to channel and embrace my darkness through art. And I was harming no one.
Believe me, believe us.

“Nobody becomes an artist unless they have to.”

– Janet Fitch, White Oleander.

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“I believe that art can help create a society where people are free to figure out their own dreams. I‘m challenged every day to make that happen. Beyond art’s influences on social, political and economic factors, I believe that it can help more people to pursue their vision in life.”

– Kenta Torimoto.

Kenta Torimoto is a Japanese art curator based in Shanghai. Here’s an interview by Fumio Kanda on CNN Travel:
http://travel.cnn.com/shanghai/play/kenta-torimoto-eye-chinese-art-745879

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