Posts Tagged ‘Help Desk’

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: Padding the Resume

Oscar Tuazon. Sensory Spaces, 2013; installation view, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam. Courtesy of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. Photo: Studio Hans Wilschut.

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. Artists are routinely asked to donate work toward the benefit of an organization. I have reached the point where I am just not sure how my participation ranks[…..]

Help Desk: Art Fairs Everywhere

Jordan Tate. New Work #100, 2009; 3-channel slide projection; Courtesy of the artist

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 column was originally published on August 27, 2012.  I may be in an enviable position, but it is a sticky one nonetheless. I’m getting to the position[…..]

Help Desk: Pressure to Review

Ken Price. Liquid Rock, 2004; Acrylic and ink on paper; 17 3⁄4 x 13 7/8 in. Courtesy Matthew Marks Gallery

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’m a new arts administrator, and I live in [a mid-size city]. Through my four years of art school here and my job, I know many artists who[…..]

Help Desk: Have Art, Will Travel

Nina Katchadourian. Flight Log, 2010-2012;
single-channel video,
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 co-sponsored by KQED.org. When is it a good investment to travel for your work? Recently I sold my largest piece yet to a collector out of my studio in Berlin while[…..]

Help Desk: Crazy Collector

John Baldessari. Two Whales (with People), 2010; screenprint on paper, 32.25 x 23.60 inches, edition of 50

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. We recently sold a piece at an art fair, a photograph, the sale being the second of this particular edition. Because it was the second edition, we needed[…..]