Sunday, May 19, 2013

How to Choose An Artist’s Rep

How to Choose An Artist’s Rep



Art Marketing by Barney Davey

Art Marketing by Barney Davey

If you are seeking new sources to increase your art sales and your income, the print market makes an excellent choice. You can use it to diversify your price points, grow awareness for your work and create a steady source of income from selling fine art giclee prints of your originals.

The 2nd Edition of How to Profit from the Art Print Market offers creative marketing solutions to help artists produce remarkable results in today's challenging times. A bestseller on the Amazon.com "Business of Art" category since 2005, this new edition has been completely rewritten and expanded to address the both the difficult and favorable circumstances artists encounter in the evolving art market.

The book is full of solid advice sure to help any visual artist gain a clearer understanding of how to operate their business more effectively and get their work to market more efficiently.

The author, Barney Davey, has advised artists on marketing since 1988. He also publishes Art Print Issues, one of the industry's most highly trafficked and regarded business blogs for visual artists. He was a longtime guest blogger on the Absolute Arts. For two decades he worked closely with top selling print artists and publishers.

Davey has distilled the knowledge he gained from observing their best and most successful practices and blends it with his own considerable art marketing prowess to provide his readers with great insights and insider information. Readers are sure to benefit from reading this book. Order your copy today!






Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Is Art in a bubble? Will it pop?

Michael Novogratz of Fortress Investment Group said the art market is "100 percent a bubble," and he predicts it will be the next gold.

Full Story:
http://www.cnbc.com/id/100739364

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Canvas-backed securities

Canvas-backed securities


Arthur Burns, chairman of the Federal Reserve Board created the Fed’s Fine Arts Program in 1975. Nearly forty years on, the Fed’s art collection—with over 1,400 paintings, photographs and sculptures spread throughout its three buildings—is one of the best-kept secrets in Washington, DC.


When Museums Decide to Return Looted Art

When Museums Decide to Return Looted Art

The Met Plans to Return Art to Cambodia” (front page, May 4) illustrates how far American museums have come from the days of litigation over cultural artifacts, such as that involving the Lydian Hoard looted from Turkey in the 1960s and returned by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1993, and the Met’s contentious relationship with Italy in the early 2000s over antiquities such as the Euphronios krater.

Pa. Man Accused in Art Thefts at NYC-Area Estate

Pa. Man Accused in Art Thefts at NYC-Area Estate 

 About a year after Vega began working there, an inventory check found that three paintings were missing.

Art sales: Daniel Katz buys £1.1 million Egyptian sculpture

Art sales: Daniel Katz buys £1.1 million Egyptian sculpture 



Gorgeous iWatch Concept Art from Designer Martin Hajek

Gorgeous iWatch Concept Art from Designer Martin Hajek