Posts Tagged ‘writing’

Help Desk: Race & Voice

Shinique Smith. Of A Particular Perfume, 2011; Hand-dyed clothing, fabric, binding, and wood 72 x 2 x 52 in.

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. All submissions become the property of Daily Serving. I am a writer and curator. I’m also a woman of color. While people think this may not be important, it is! We don’t live in a postracial society. What I[.....]

From the Archives – Help Desk: Lazy Art Critic

Francesco Vezzoli, installation view of Olga Forever! The Olga Picasso Family Album at Almine Rech Gallery

In case you missed it, we’re pulling today’s Help Desk from our archives! Submit your question about making, exhibiting, finding, marketing, buying, or selling art using our anonymous submission form: http://bit.ly/132VchD. All submissions become the property of Daily Serving. Today’s article was originally published on March 18, 2013. An art critic who writes for a local newspaper recently approached me. He wants to review a recent[.....]

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 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 cosponsored 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[.....]

HELP DESK: Lazy Art Critic

Francesco Vezzoli, installation view of Olga Forever! The Olga Picasso Family Album at Almine Rech Gallery

HELP DESK is where I answer your queries about making, exhibiting, finding, marketing, buying, selling–or any other activity related to–contemporary art. All submissions are confidential and become the property of Daily Serving. On twitter: @ArtHelpDesk ***NEW & IMPROVED*** Now you can reliably submit your questions 100% anonymously. Follow this link to our submission form: http://bit.ly/132VchD An art critic who writes for local newspaper recently approached[.....]

HELP DESK: Writing/Practice

Maarit Suomi-Väänänen, Up And About Again (Jalkeilla Taas), 2009. Still from film (photographer: Jarkko Liikanen)

Welcome to HELP DESK, where I answer your queries about making, exhibiting, finding, marketing, buying, selling–or any other activity related to–contemporary art. Together, we’ll sort through some of art’s thornier issues. Email helpdesk@dailyserving.com with your question. All submissions remain strictly anonymous and become the property of Daily Serving. HELP DESK is co-sponsored by KQED.org. I am a recent graduate from a somewhat less than prestigious[.....]

HELP DESK: Authoring Texts on Praxis, Revisited

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

Welcome to HELP DESK, where I answer your queries about making, exhibiting, finding, marketing, buying, selling–or any other activity related to–contemporary art. Together, we’ll sort through some of art’s thornier issues. Email helpdesk@dailyserving.com with your questions. All submissions remain strictly anonymous and become the property of Daily Serving. HELP DESK is co-sponsored by KQED.org. I think it’s great you’re passing on sensible advice regarding the[.....]

HELP DESK: Helpful Words for Negative Reviews

Mark Tansey, The Innocent Eye Test

Welcome to another week of HELP DESK, where I answer your queries about making, exhibiting, finding, marketing, buying, selling–or any other activity related to–contemporary art. Together, we’ll sort through some of art’s thornier issues. Email helpdesk@dailyserving.com with your questions. All submissions remain strictly anonymous and become the property of Daily Serving. HELP DESK is co-sponsored by KQED. I am a visual arts writer, and if[.....]