For artists not wanting to be pigeonholed as one genre or another, this question can seem intrusive and annoying. “Why should I have to limit myself to any one way, why can’t I be constantly evolving?” This may seem like a valid response, but for an artist that wants to become a professional artist, it […]
Art Market Beats Stock Market Once Again – ArtLyst. This will come as no surprise to many people involved in the high end art market. Fine Art has been an appreciable asset for a long time, even during economic crisis, war, and civil unrest. Art has more than just intrinsic value, and as appraisers, we […]
Click to read this very funny list: The 20 Most Powerless People in the Art World: 2011 Edition. This is a hilarious and very timely list in response to the recent Art Review “Top 100 Most Powerful People in the Art World” I am still trying to figure out what a “Pre-post-studio Mono-medium Artist” is. […]
Artists Sue California Galleries Over Resale Royalties – ArtfixDaily News Feed. This lawsuit in California, headed by the estate of Sam Francis will most certainly be a case to watch, and will affect Galleries, dealers, auction houses, appraisers and of course artists.
10 TIPS FOR ARTISTS APPROACHING GALLERIES: 1. Be Professional – think in terms of a job interview – what can you offer the Gallery? 2. Have a Good, consistent body of work – You should have 10 to 20 strong works available. Think in terms of a SOLO show. What pieces work well together? A […]
This is a very interesting article on the proposed legislation which would give artists a percentage of any resale sales of their work from the auction market. This would not apply to galleries or private sales, because they are private. Auction houses would pay a tax, which would benefit the artist. In my opinion, both […]