The notion that artists might get to retire is innovative all by itself, but the Artist Pension Trust, led by David Ross, has come up with a practical way of funding such retirements that might just work. And it’s not just for big names, either. The down side? You have to be young to sign up. Actually, you can’t just sign up, either—those in the know have to designate you as an artist who has the POSSIBILITY of becoming a hot seller. But it’s a start.

- Meredith Tromble [Friday, May 28th, 2004]


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