Museums Deck the Halls with Holiday Cheer for All

Check out seasonal exhibits from some of the country’s top art museums.
art nova

Your All Access Pass to Art Basel

Dying to tackle Art Basel Miami Beach, but not sure where to start? You won't want to miss these stunning displays of the best of contemporary art.
Art Business

Expanding Your Art Business Beyond You

Artists successfully running their own art business may be ready to hire an employee. We've covered everything you need to know, from tax requirements to insurance obligations.
Right of Publicity

What Photographers Need to Know About Shooting People [with Cameras]

In this article, we'll review a key example of publicity and privacy issues, and what you need to know to keep your photography in the clear.
Photography business

How Does a Photography Business Make Money?

Photographers are uniquely positioned within the art world to earn money through various revenue streams. Here's how you find work.
Insurance for Artists

The Basics of Insurance Part II: Health Insurance for Artists

In this article, we’ll a type of insurance that you’ll want to think about as you build your art business – health insurance for artists.

Should I Open a Corporation for My Art Business?

About 375,000 visual artists claim to be self-employed yet many don't realize that their personal assets can be at risk. Find out how opening a corporation can help protect you.

Model Citizens and Protected Images: Work-for-Hire and Right of Publicity

Last week, we discussed model releases, and an example concerning a model whose image was...
3d Printing

Does Copyright and Trademark Law Protect 3D Printing?

3D printing is a relatively new art form is sweeping the internet and worrying designers and Hollywood executives alike. Along with the advent of...
Photo Sharing

Six Steps to Safer Image Sharing

Despite the unfortunate reality that image sharing on the Internet can lead to misappropriation of your work, there are some steps that can minimize the risks.
Unpublished works

Planning for the Copyright Registration Process

It has become a common refrain among lawyers who represent photographers and other artists that it is important to register your work with the...

Getting What You Want: Basic Negotiation Tips For Creatives

Selling and negotiating can be very intimidating. Fear not! Here are some common sense tips to negotiation that can help you get what you want.


Get Your Networking on at Miami Art Week

Miami Art Week is the perfect time for artists to network and gather contacts to keep building an art business. Check out five events primed to bring new opportunities.

The Emergence of the Creative Entrepreneur

The term “starving artist” has long been part of our lexicon, signifying the significant struggle artists face bringing their creative work to market. For...

Seth Godin and Marketing for the Art World

A good marketing strategy can help grow a business if done well. Let Seth Godin show you how to be a modern marketer in his skillshare video series.

Our Latest Video Q&A

How important is an online presence when seeking gallery representation?

We ask Eric Gleason of the Paul Kasmin Gallery, Sarah Rosenbloom of  Algus Greenspon, and Fred Snitzer of the Fred Snitzer Gallery.

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  • Calder’s mercury fountain was a close-run thing in 1937 January 17, 2017
    Sandy Calders mercury fountain, along with Picassos Guernica, were unveiled in Paris in 1937. Getting both of the works installed on time in the Spanish Republics Modernist pavilion in the Paris International Expo in 1937 was a close-run thing. The architects realised at the last minute that a steel column was in the way of […]
  • See the ‘holy grail’ of American porcelain at New York Ceramics & Glass Fair January 17, 2017
    An 18th-century hard-paste porcelain punch bowl that has been called the holy grail of American ceramics will be on view this week at the New York Ceramics & Glass Fair at the Bohemian National Hall (19-22 January). The bowlalong with around 85,000 other artefactswas unearthed during an archaeological dig conducted in 2014 by the Commonwealth […]
  • Will Frieze chairman Robert Devereux’s collection of art from Africa and the diaspora return to the continent? January 17, 2017
    Robert Devereux, the chairman of Frieze and a collector of contemporary art connected to the African continent, as he describes it, is showing part of his collection for the first time in public next month. The exhibition, When the Heavens Meet the Earth, features more than 35 works from his 350-strong collection, which is usually […]
  • Feminism and playfulness at heart of United Arab Emirates pavilion in Venice January 17, 2017
    Five established and emerging artists will represent the United Arab Emirates at the 57th Venice Biennale this summer in an exhibition focusing on aspects of play in contemporary art practice, says the curator Hammad Nasar. The exhibition, Rock, Paper, Scissors: Positions in Play (13 May-26 November), will be overseen by the influential Abu Dhabi-based philanthropic […]
  • Tomás Saraceno’s project takes flight at Davos January 17, 2017
    The Argentine artist Toms Saraceno is bringing his own brand of environmentally friendly art to the World Economic Forum in Davos this week, the high-powered annual meeting attended by around 3,000 heads of government, business leaders, scientists and economists. Since 2003, Saraceno has focused on fossil-fuel free flight, creating a series of floating, air-fuelled sculptures […]