The young artist and the art critic

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A young artist was exhibiting his work for the first time in quite an important art gallery. Wandering around the gallery was a well-known art critic, famous for his bluntness. At a certain point, the art critic walked up to the young artist and put a hand on his shoulder.
“Would you like to hear my opinion of your work?” he asked.
“Yes, of course,” replied the artist, pleasantly surprised.
“It’s worthless,” the critic exclaimed.
“Oh, I know,” replied the artist, “but let’s hear it anyway.”

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Author: Tony

Born and raised in Malaysia between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. Educated at Wycliffe College in Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, England. Living in the foothills of Mount Etna since 1982 and teaching English at Catania University since 1987.

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