How Many Artists Are There In New York City? (Who Wants To Know?)

“It would be easier to count up all the squirrels in New York City than the artists who live here. But that’s not stopping a new cultural think tank, the Institute for Culture in the Service of Community Sustainability, from trying. … Does it matter if there are actually far more working artists than the city knows about?” (Yes.)

Source: Wall Street Journal 03/28/11