Art Work

Art Work

Art Work

The definitive, must-have guide to pursuing an art career—the fully revised and updated edition of Art/Work, now in its fourteenth printing, shares the tools artists of all levels need to make it in this highly competitive field. Originally published in 2009, Art/Work was the first practical guide to address how artists can navigate the crucial business and legal aspects of a fine art career. But the rules have changed since then, due to the proliferation of social media, increasing sophistication of online platforms, and ever more affordable digital technology. Artists have never had to work so hard to distinguish themselves—including by making savvy decisions and forging their own paths. Now Heather Bhandari, with over fifteen years of experience as a director of the popular Chelsea gallery Mixed Greens, and Jonathan Melber, a former arts/entertainment lawyer and director of an art e-commerce startup, advise a new generation of artists on how to make it in the art world. In this revised and updated edition, Bhandari and Melber show artists how to tackle a host of new challenges. How do you diversify income streams to sustain a healthy art practice? How can you find an alternative to the gallery system? How do you review a license agreement? What are digital marketing best practices? Also included are new quotes from over thirty arts professionals, updated commission legal templates, organizational tips, tax information, and advice for artists who don’t make objects. An important resource for gallerists, dealers, art consultants, artist-oriented organizations, and artists alike, Art/Work is the resource that all creative entrepreneurs in the art world turn to for advice.

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Genre : Art
Author : Heather Darcy Bhandari
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2009-03-24
Total Pages : 304 Pages
ISBN : 9781416572381


Art Work

Art Work

In Art Work, Katja Praznik counters the Western understanding of art – as a passion for self-expression and an activity done out of love, without any concern for its financial aspects – and instead builds a case for understanding art as a form of invisible labour. Focusing on the experiences of art workers and the history of labour regulation in the arts in socialist Yugoslavia, Praznik helps elucidate the contradiction at the heart of artistic production and the origins of the mystification of art as labour. This profoundly interdisciplinary book highlights the Yugoslav socialist model of culture as the blueprint for uncovering the interconnected aesthetic and economic mechanisms at work in the exploitation of artistic labour. It also shows the historical trajectory of how policies toward art and artistic labour changed by the end of the 1980s. Calling for a fundamental rethinking of the assumptions behind Western art and exploitative labour practices across the world, Art Work will be of interest to scholars in East European studies, art theory, and cultural policy, as well as to practicing artists.

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Genre : Art
Author : Katja Praznik
Publisher : University of Toronto Press
Release : 2021-06-29
Total Pages : 232 Pages
ISBN : 9781487538194


Making Art Work

Making Art Work

The creative collaborations of engineers, artists, scientists, and curators over the past fifty years. Artwork as opposed to experiment? Engineer versus artist? We often see two different cultural realms separated by impervious walls. But some fifty years ago, the borders between technology and art began to be breached. In this book, W. Patrick McCray shows how in this era, artists eagerly collaborated with engineers and scientists to explore new technologies and create visually and sonically compelling multimedia works. This art emerged from corporate laboratories, artists' studios, publishing houses, art galleries, and university campuses. Many of the biggest stars of the art world--Robert Rauschenberg, Yvonne Rainer, Andy Warhol, Carolee Schneemann, and John Cage--participated, but the technologists who contributed essential expertise and aesthetic input often went unrecognized.

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Genre : Art
Author : W. Patrick Mccray
Publisher : MIT Press
Release : 2020-10-20
Total Pages : 344 Pages
ISBN : 9780262359504


Daily Rituals

Daily Rituals

From Beethoven and Kafka to George Sand, Picasso and Agatha Christie, this compilation of letters, diaries and interviews reveals the profound fusion of discipline and dissipation through which the artistic temperament is allowed to evolve, recharge and emerge. 20,000 first printing.

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Genre : History
Author : Mason Currey
Publisher : Knopf
Release : 2013
Total Pages : 278 Pages
ISBN : 9780307273604


Picture This

Picture This

Molly Bang's brilliant, insightful, and accessible treatise is now revised and expanded for its 25th anniversary. Bang's powerful ideas—about how the visual composition of images works to engage the emotions, and how the elements of an artwork can give it the power to tell a story—remain unparalleled in their simplicity and genius. Why are diagonals dramatic? Why are curves calming? Why does red feel hot and blue feel cold? First published in 1991, Picture This has changed the way artists, illustrators, reviewers, critics, and readers look at and understand art.

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Genre : Art
Author :
Publisher : Chronicle Books
Release : 2016-08-16
Total Pages : 152 Pages
ISBN : 9781452154220


Women S Art Work

Women S Art Work

Discover the work of female artists who have made their mark on the art world. Women’s Art Work introduces readers to the lives and work of the world’s most renowned artists. With a foreword from Tate’s first female director, Maria Balshaw, this collection celebrates the creativity of women in more than 30 biographies, investigating their practices and exploring their contributions to the art world. Readers will learn about a diverse group of innovators like Frida Kahlo, Cindy Sherman, Ana Mendieta, Lubaina Himid, Cao Fei, and the Guerrilla Girls. From early pioneers to today’s most radical creators, these women have overcome obstacles, broken boundaries, and enriched our understanding of what art is and can be. With a glossary of art terms, a timeline of major milestones, and educational sidebars, this highly illustrated book is perfect for any art lover. Additionally, it features original interviews with living artists—including Yayoi Kusama, Lorna Simpson, and Rachel Whiteread. Featured artists include: - Eileen Agar - Anni Albers - Louise Bourgeois - Sonia Boyce - Claude Cahun - Judy Chicago - Tacita Dean - Tracey Emin - Cao Fei - Simryn Gill - Guerrilla Girls - Natalia Goncharova - Anthea Hamilton - Barbara Hepworth - Lubaina Himid - Gwen John - Joan Jonas - Frida Kahlo - Yayoi Kusama - Agnes Martin - Ana Mendieta - Berthe Morisot - Georgia O'Keeffe - Paula Rego - Bridget Riley - Doris Salcedo - Cindy Sherman - Lorna Simpson - Dayanita Singh - Gillian Wearing - Rachel Whiteread - Lynette Yiadom-Boakye - Fahrelnissa Zeid

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Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Author : Sophia Bennett
Publisher : Abrams
Release : 2020-04-21
Total Pages : 112 Pages
ISBN : 9781683357483


The Cbt Art Activity Book

The Cbt Art Activity Book

Explore complex emotions and enhance self-awareness with these 100 ready-to-use creative activities. The intricate, attractive designs are illustrated in the popular zentangle style and are suitable for adults and young people, in individual or group work. The worksheets use cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and art as therapy to address outcomes including improved self-esteem, emotional wellbeing, anger management, coping with change and loss, problem solving and future planning. The colouring pages are designed for relaxing stress management and feature a complete illustrated alphabet and series of striking mandala designs.

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Genre : Psychology
Author : Jennifer Guest
Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Release : 2015-09-21
Total Pages : 144 Pages
ISBN : 9781784501686


The Art Of Work

The Art Of Work

On his thirtieth birthday, Jeff Goins quit his job and began his pursuit of becoming a full-time writer. While certainly that was a milestone day, it was still less significant than the ones that lead to that memorable moment. The journey he took leading up to that daring decision involved twists, turns, and surprises he never expected. In the end, he found his life’s purpose, his calling; and in The Art of Work, he wants to share his journey with you and help you, too, discover your life’s work, along with the invaluable treasure that comes with doing so.As writer, keynote speaker, and award-winning blogger Jeff Goins explains, our search for discovering the task we were born to do begins with passion but does not end there. Only when our interests connect with the needs of the world do we begin living for a larger purpose. Those who experience this intersection experience something exceptional and enviable. Though it is rare, as Jeff discovered along the journey he shares in this one-of-a-kind book, such a life is attainable by anyone brave enough to try. Through personal experience, compelling case studies, and current research on the mysteries of motivation and talent, Jeff shows readers how to find the vocation they were meant for and what to expect during the long, arduous journey to discovering and pursuing it.

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Genre : Business & Economics
Author : Jeff Goins
Publisher : HarperCollins Leadership
Release : 2015-03-24
Total Pages : 240 Pages
ISBN : 9780718022082


Art Work

Art Work

Between 1850 and 1880, thousands of women moved to New York City to study art and pursue careers as painters, designers, illustrators, and engravers. This book reconnects their accomplishments to the city's conspicuously democratic art institutions, its burgeoning illustrated press, and the prevailing aesthetic ideal known as the Unity of Art.

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Genre : Art
Author : April F. Masten
Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press
Release : 2008-05-07
Total Pages : 318 Pages
ISBN : 9780812240719


Emily Carr

Emily Carr

Emily Carr (1871--1945) is one of Canada's most beloved artists. An independent woman and a Westerner who gained prominence at a time when female painters were not recognized internationally, her life and work reflect a profound commitment to the land she knew and loved. Carr's sensitive evocations reveal an artist grappling with spiritual questions inspired by the Canadian sea, land, and people. Although more than half a century has passed since her death, any artist who engages with the West Coast must contend with her legacy. Her paintings continue to inspire generations of artists. Along with the Group of Seven, Carr became a leading figure in Canadian modern art in the early twentieth century. Emily Carr: Life & Work traces the artist's trajectory from her life in Victoria, where she struggled to receive acceptance, to her status as one of Canada's most influential painters. With insight and intelligence, author Lisa Baldissera explores how although during Carr's life she endured hardship, personal isolation, and rejection, she persevered to create an iconic vision for the nation. This book explores how Carr travelled extensively, learning from European, American, and Indigenous forms and receiving formal training at art academies as well as from private tutors. In doing so, she continued to grow in artistic power as a result of her own intense observation and of her vigorous experimentation with a variety of methods and media, reflecting the fusion of wide-ranging influences. Baldissera reveals why Carr's art remains relevant today and its legacy interests many contemporary West Coast artists.

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Author : Lisa Baldissera
Publisher :
Release : 2021-10-29
Total Pages : 128 Pages
ISBN : 1487102321