I read this quote, from an article called Celebrity Terrorism by Paul Cornish, in relation to the terrorist attacks on Mumbai -
'These individuals indulge in terrorism simply because they can, while their audience concocts a rationale on their behalf .'
Try swapping the word 'terrorism' for 'art'...
And then read his final paragraph -
'The invitation to the world's D-list malcontents reads as follows: No matter how corrupt your moral sense, how contorted your view of the world, how vapid and inarticulate your ideas, how talentless you are and how exaggerated your grievance, an obsessive audience will watch your every move and turn you into what you most want to be...'