thinking about free art?

Over a six-month period, Ms. Keating’s songs had been played on Pandora more than 1.5 million times; that earned her all of $1,652.74. She had 131,000 plays on Spotify in 2012. She took home $547.71, or less than half a penny per play.

via Grappling With the ‘Culture of Free’ in Napster’s Aftermath –

There are no easy answers here. I have been advised to never give away original art, use prints.  It costs more for me to make a print and frame it than it does to paint a picture but a print can sell over and over.  I wonder if there is a subscription service for fine art where you can switch out your paintings every few months?

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