Posts Tagged ‘gallery’

Help Desk: Ideal Representation

Lothar Hempel, installation view of "Cafe Kaputt" at Gio Marconi Gallery, 2009

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. I’ve been meeting with a commercial gallery in my city for some time, and they’ve extended me an offer to come aboard. I’m excited about the idea of professional representation, having a platform to[…..]

Help Desk: Gallery Contract

Birgit Jürgenssen, “Untitled,” 1978-1979. SX-70 Polaroid. Unframed: 10.5 x 8.7 cm / 4 1/8 x 3 3/8 ins, Framed: 34 x 29 cm / 13 3/8 x 11 3/8 ins. © The Estate of Birgit Jürgenssen. Courtesy Alison Jacques Gallery, London.

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. I was invited to be in a group show outside of my home state. I don’t know the owner (who found my work online) and I’d never heard of the gallery before, but it[…..]

Help Desk: Art Consultant

R. H. Quaytman, Passing Through The Opposite of What It Approaches, Chapter 25, 2012. Tempera and silkscreen inks, gesso on wood

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. I want to know more about standards for art consultant/artist relationships that develop without a gallery being involved. I tried to look it up online and everything, of course, was all over the place[…..]

Lutz Bacher at Ratio 3

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  With Lutz Bacher‘s exhibition, San Francisco’s Ratio 3 creates a stark contrast to the surrounding neighborhood. Once the gallery’s heavy black doors close behind you, the vivid colors of Mission Street are abruptly shut off. The jagged, cavernous space is given over to stark black and white, or, to be more precise, irregular spatters of black on a white or light grey surface. The first thing one notices are small[…..]

Help Desk: You Broke It!

Dan Flavin, Untitled (to Helga and Carlo, with Respect and Affection), 1974.

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. What is the most professional way to handle a guest breaking a piece of artwork at an opening? This has happened to me a couple of times this[…..]

Help Desk: Personal Development

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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 co-sponsored by KQED.org. Lately I’ve been seeing works of contemporary art that aren’t really aesthetically pleasing, most of them are just really simple and plain. I’ve seen a lot of beautiful[…..]