AFH, As with many things there is a yes or no. Artists' mental well-being is influenced by profession-specific stressors. I was just listening to
An amazing episode from one of my most listened-to podcasts, called Decoder Ring about the feminist-activist artist Ilona Granet's frustrated career trajectory. It
We ended with a profound conclusion: "Being an artist is an extremely high-risk type of being human." This is usually the case.
An inherently and profoundly unstable structure that is unable to support a sustained, healthy, adult lifestyle without stability in the financial market, benefits, or a trajectory--most
Artists must balance both Maslow's hierarchy requirements. Artists are not just expected to be vulnerable, but also to show the basic human qualities.
Needs were branded as vulgar and crass.