What’s Art Worth, Anyway?

or the Problematic Ways We Assign Value to Creative Work

Sasha Mirzoyan
Feb 13, 2020 · 10 min read
One of my life sketches.

I often draw people in public places because: a) I enjoy it, b) doing life studies helps you become a better craftsman, and c) it’s part of the Unnecessary Creating practice. I commonly encounter folks asking me what I am going to do with my rough sketches, but what they’re really saying is: “if those creations aren’t somehow…