ok Not totally but….
“the arts were found to add four times as much to the US economy than agriculture.”
Photography contributes $10.2 billion to the US economy.
So the next time someone (family member, lawyer, doctor, farmer, investment banker etc…) plays down the value of ART or the fact that artists work very hard and are business people just like other professions tell them to F-off! The numbers are in and that argument is full of shit.
Original NEA Article: