Posts Tagged ‘art school’

Help Desk: A Spark in the Dark

Rezi van Lankveld.

Help Desk is an arts-advice column that demystifies practices for artists, writers, curators, collectors, patrons, and the general public. Submit your questions anonymously here. All submissions become the property of Daily Serving. Help Desk is co-sponsored by KQED.org. I graduated from college about a year ago, and have been pursuing art passionately and persistently ever since. My work is well received, and I’ve participated in shows,[…..]

Help Desk: Getting Schooled

Rudolf

Help Desk is an arts-advice column that demystifies practices for artists, writers, curators, collectors, patrons, and the general public. Submit your questions anonymously here. All submissions become the property of Daily Serving. Help Desk is cosponsored by KQED.org. I’m an artist in my mid-twenties who has absolutely no formal education. So far I’ve managed to be fairly happy with small but very meaningful visibility, knowing that[…..]

Help Desk: Odds & Ends

Joav BarEl, Yin Yang I, 1969. Acrylic on canvas, 40 1/8 x 31 7/8 inches

Help Desk is an arts-advice column that demystifies practices for artists, writers, curators, collectors, patrons, and the general public. Submit your questions anonymously here. All submissions become the property of Daily Serving. Help Desk is cosponsored by KQED.org. 2012 is almost gone, and over the course of this year I received some questions that didn’t seem quite right for the column—either because they only required a[…..]

Help Desk: Back to School

Barry McGee, Untitled, 2010. Ink and acrylic on paper, 2 elements, 15 x 23.5 inches

Help Desk is an arts-advice column that demystifies practices for artists, writers, curators, collectors, patrons, and the general public. Submit your questions anonymously here. All submissions become the property of Daily Serving. Help Desk is cosponsored by KQED.org. Friends, if you’ve been following the conversation on writing negative reviews, J. Robert Lennon has some similar rules over at Salon.com. I am currently attending art school (RISD)[…..]

Help Desk: Majors and Media

Brad Carlile, One-o, 2011. Photograph (no digital manipulation), 30" x 40"

Help Desk is an arts-advice column that demystifies practices for artists, writers, curators, collectors, patrons, and the general public. Submit your questions anonymously here. All submissions become the property of Daily Serving. Help Desk is co-sponsored by KQED.org. This week’s column is accompanied by photographs by Brad Carlile, whose work is included in the upcoming exhibition Fragile Boundaries at the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts[…..]

Help Desk: Are You Trying to Wind Me Up?

Piero Manzoni, Merda

Help Desk is an arts-advice column that demystifies practices for artists, writers, curators, collectors, patrons, and the general public. Submit your questions anonymously here. All submissions become the property of Daily Serving. Help Desk is co-sponsored by KQED.org. Do you think that contemporary art pieces that are controversial or seem to have required little effort contribute to the opposition of government funding of the arts? The[…..]

Help Desk: Putting It Out There

Mamma Andersson, Pigeon House, 2010. Acrylic and oil on panel, 33 1/2 x 48 inches

Help Desk is an arts-advice column that demystifies practices for artists, writers, curators, collectors, patrons, and the general public. Submit your questions anonymously here. All submissions become the property of Daily Serving. Help Desk is co-sponsored by KQED.org. Like two other artists that wrote in [see Help Desk: Location, Location, Location], I also live in a part of the country that doesn’t have the strongest art[…..]