A Hunger Artist, Starving for Art’s Sake

Nathan Le Master October 4, 2016 Adapt or risk marginalization; this is the main premise to Franz Kafka’s A Hunger Artist. Taking the starving artist trope literally, it is a sad story about an individual’s dying art of self inflicted starvation, and the consequences of remaining stubbornly fixed to your craft. The artist initially brings out massive crowds of onlookers of all ages. He is … Continue reading A Hunger Artist, Starving for Art’s Sake