Posts Tagged ‘galleries’

Help Desk: Missed Opportunity

Robert Rauschenberg, Minutiae, 1954. Freestanding combine, 84 1/2 x 81 x 30 1/2 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. Dear Help Desk, I have a nagging suspicion a prominent curator in my town feels slighted by my inaction to follow up on a studio visit he solicited.[…..]

Help Desk: Represent! (Me)

Deb Sokolow,  Untitled, 2009. Acrylic and graphite on paper, 8 x 10 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. I have been out of graduate school for 3 years now and working as an independent artist.  I have a consistent studio practice and upcoming exhibitions at non-profit,[…..]

Help Desk: Art Fairs Everywhere

Jordan Tate, New Work #100, 2009-2012. 3-channel slide projection (RGB)

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 may be in an enviable position, but it is a sticky one nonetheless. I’m getting to the position where I may be represented by multiple galleries who[…..]

Help Desk: Authoring Texts on Praxis, Revisited

Anish Kapoor, Svayambh, 2007. Sculptural installation with wax and oil-based paint, dimensions variable

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 think it’s great you’re passing on sensible advice regarding the writing of clear, articulate, open gallery texts, but what I need to know how to write are[…..]

Help Desk: Flirtatious Collectors & Young Curators

Rob Swainston, Triumphal Arch, 2007. Installation

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. The work in this week’s column is by Rob Swainston, who will have a solo show at Neuwerk Kunsthalle in Konstanz, Germany in September. For those of you[…..]

Help Desk: Various Unpleasant Situations

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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 have a collector friend who recently went into a gallery to acquire a new piece for his collection. He was prepared to pay cash and was surprised[…..]

Help Desk: Making a Statement

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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. Happy birthday to David Hockney, born today in 1937. I’m in the process of writing an artist statement for a gallery that has recently picked up my work.[…..]