19 Events You Can’t Miss During Miami Art Week

Art Basel Miami Beach December 6-9, 2012 artbaselmiamibeach.com The granddaddy of all Miami Art Week shows, Art Basel attracts more than 260 galleries from around the world to showcase the work of more than 2,000 artists, with special attention paid to young galleries, performance artists, public art projects and video art. Artexpo Miami + MIAMI […]

10 Must-Listen Podcasts for Artists

10 Must-Listen Podcasts for Artists

Staying up-to-date on industry trends and personalities is an essential part of being an artist. As such, podcasts can be an invaluable part of your toolkit. The artists, gallery owners, curators and marketing experts of the world want to share their knowledge with you… and you should be listening. To help get you started, we’ve […]

Danny Galieote Flips the Script on Figurative Art

Danny Galieote Flips the Script on Figurative Art

While some people spend a lifetime seeking out their one true passion, others are lucky enough to discover their calling early in life and while away the years perfecting it. Artist Danny Galieote (whose oil on canvas portrait At Play surely grabbed your attention on our cover) falls firmly into the latter category. “I was […]

Take an Art-Cation

Take an Art-Cation

Ah, vacation. That magical week (or, dare we dream, more) of the year when it’s perfectly acceptable to shed your day-to-day persona and become a totally different person. A totally relaxed person. A person who throws caution to the wind. A person to whom the normal weekday rules do not apply. The person you’ve always […]

Art Is Money (With a Little Help from Borro)

Art Is Money (With a Little Help from Borro)

You don’t need us to tell you about the current state of the economy. With all the turmoil the financial system has been embroiled in over the past few years, enterprising entrepreneurs have found that banks aren’t nearly as accommodating as they used to be at issuing loans. But when it comes to securing a […]

Comic Relief

Museums. Collectors. Art shows. They’re all staples of the art world. And while comic books might not be the first medium that springs to mind when someone says “fine arts,” the stigma of comics as being the sole province of sci-fi fanboys and the under-12 set has been dissolving for years. The fact that comics […]

The Art of Self-Promotion

For many artists, the idea of self-promotion is something to dread, comparable to public speaking on the list of tasks they’d rather avoid. Many artists fear that too much self-promotion could cause them to lose credibility as a serious artist. Those artists couldn’t be more wrong. An artist’s success is directly related to actively getting […]

Wyland Galleries Hops Aboard the GE Luxury Financing Train

When it comes to a secret formula for art gallery success, it’s not just about location, location, location. At least not if the folks at GE Capital have anything to say about it. A behemoth in the consumer financing sector for more than seven decades now, if you’ve ever opted to pay for a big-ticket […]

Daria Bagrintseva—Rebel Without a Pause

Daria Bagrintseva—Rebel Without a Pause

They don’t make a business card large enough to list all of Daria Bagrintseva’s accomplishments. Though she’s best known as a painter, she’s gained acclaim as a photographer, graphic designer and interior designer, too. In the past few years alone, Bagrintseva has shown her work everywhere from her native Russia to Spain, Germany, Italy and […]

The Ins and Outs of How To Sell a Banksy

In 2007, when London-based moviemakers Christopher Thompson and Alper Cagatay made the decision to “acquire” a piece of art by legendary street artist Banksy—whose Space Girl and Bird sold for $575,000 at Bonham’s auction house in 2007—and find a buyer for it, neither of them knew exactly what they were getting into. Having no prior […]