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The Business of Being an Artistby Daniel Grant
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Thoroughly updated and expanded, this classic handbook teaches emerging artists all the strategies they need to know for selling artwork on their own or through dealers. The book's new sections target today's vital issues: creating a web site; obtaining copyright/trademark protection on the Internet; coping with censorship of controversial art; and dealing with the new realities of funding sources. Additional chapters tell how to find galleries, arrange exhibitions, apply for grants, land survival jobs doing custom decorative art or teaching, and other relevant topics.
Thoroughly updated and expanded to include vital Internet information, this classic handbook teaches emerging artists all the strategies they need to know for selling artwork on their own or through dealers.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -325) and index.
About the Author
Daniel Grant is a contributing editor of American Artist magazine. A former art critic for Newsday (Long Island, New York) and The Commercial-Appeal (Memphis, Tennessee), he was editor of Art & Artists from 1978 to 1984. His articles and essays have appeared in such publications as ARTnews, Art in America, New York Times, Washington Post, Christian Science Monitor, Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Miami Herald, Philadelphia Inquirer, Newsday, The Nation, New York, Art & Auction, and Art & Antiques.
Grant has also taught courses, and lectured on, career issues for visual artists. He lives in Amherst, Massachusetts.
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