Posts Tagged ‘gallery’

From the Archives – Help Desk: Internship Woes

This week, our intrepid Help Desk columnist is on the road, so we bring you some advice from 2012 that still applies to many people: how to navigate the shoals of internships, especially in terms of taking credit for ideas and labor. 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.[…..]

Help Desk: An Institutional Setting

Paulina Olowska. Chess player 1, 2010; Oil on canvas; 69 x 49 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. Could you tell me the best way for a newcomer to select an appropriate art consultant in the first place? It appears to be almost impossible in this[…..]

Help Desk: How to Find Artists

Gretchen Bender. Installation view of Tracking the Thrill, 2013.

HELP DESK is where I answer your queries about making, exhibiting, finding, marketing, buying, selling–or any other activity related to contemporary art. Submit your questions anonymously here: http://bit.ly/132VchD. All submissions become the property of Daily Serving. HELP DESK is co-sponsored by KQED. I have a gallery in LES [the Lower East Side of New York City] and I want to fill it with great art[…..]

From the Archives – Help Desk: Flirtatious Collectors & Young Curators

Rob Swainston, Triumphal Arch, 2007. Installation

Bean Gilsdorf is on the road this week—look for her reports from Krakow and Warsaw in October—so today we bring you a reprint of a column from July 23, 2012. 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[…..]

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[…..]