excerpt, from the Galleries section:

• Who among your existing clientele would be interested in my work?

• What fairs do you participate in?

• What fairs would you bring my work to?

• What online art consultancies do you use (Artsy, Artspace)?

• Which local art consultants do you work with?

• What production costs do you cover?

artpractical:

“The Art Workers’ Coalition (AWC) was a loose group of artists, writers, and members of the creative community formed in January 1969 after the artist Takis protested the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) by removing his sculpture from their exhibition, The Museum as Seen at the End of the Mechanical Age. In the case with Takis, the artist was concerned with his ability to control the exhibition of his work after it had been sold (the Museum had exhibited his work against his wishes because they owned it and felt that their right of ownership superseded his rights as an artist to control its exhibition).This initial protest was a spark that ignited the coalition—which gathered members and concerns exponentially throughout the early months of 1969. At the time, the Art Workers’ Coalition was concerned with the responsibility of museums to artists and aimed their efforts at building a dialogue between themselves and MoMA.”
Download the demands of the Art Workers’ Coalition here.
Read all the manifestos included in our current issue Valuing Labor in the Arts —> http://bit.ly/1k8yPju
Image courtesy Primary Information

artpractical:

“The Art Workers’ Coalition (AWC) was a loose group of artists, writers, and members of the creative community formed in January 1969 after the artist Takis protested the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) by removing his sculpture from their exhibition, The Museum as Seen at the End of the Mechanical Age. In the case with Takis, the artist was concerned with his ability to control the exhibition of his work after it had been sold (the Museum had exhibited his work against his wishes because they owned it and felt that their right of ownership superseded his rights as an artist to control its exhibition).This initial protest was a spark that ignited the coalition—which gathered members and concerns exponentially throughout the early months of 1969. At the time, the Art Workers’ Coalition was concerned with the responsibility of museums to artists and aimed their efforts at building a dialogue between themselves and MoMA.”

Download the demands of the Art Workers’ Coalition here.

Read all the manifestos included in our current issue Valuing Labor in the Arts —> http://bit.ly/1k8yPju

Image courtesy Primary Information

paddyjohnson:

Who Pays Artists in the Bay Area? The Compensation Foundation Wants to Know

Gather round and let us tell you a tale. It is a sad one, but true all the same.

When the state can tell you when you’re an artist or not. This is bad news for every person pursuing a creative path. 

h/t Christian Frock