Reader: James Lorca Garcia Velazquez, good luck in New York!

Composite, Requiem
Composite, Requiem

"This conversation rules!"

That's the word from Hilarious, and the latest comment posted in the ongoing discussion of artist James Lorca Garcia Velazquez , who thinks Denver's art market is too "commercialized" and so is moving to New York.

His parting words in his Show and Tell interview with Tiffany Fitzgerald: "I will not miss showing my work in this city, and I am quite surprised that people still go to galleries, or even buy art at all."

That prompted this from Nothing:

Bitter much? Just because Denver does not bring you enough glory does not mean you will find great success in NY. I own a gallery in Denver and yes it can be difficult to sell art here but to blame it on the collectors and the city in general is a weak and false argument.

Is Denver's art market too commercialized? Or is the problem not the art market, but the artist? Join the conversation here.

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