Director's Views & Guest Viewpoints
- Director's Views
- Guest Viewpoints
As the infrastructure of the art industry faces dramatic shifts, it’s a perfect opportunity for artists to reframe their creative livelihood.
We’re all constantly telling stories, and the choice to get better at it is the choice of whether or not you want to be in control of it.
We’re in a new reality now. As we rebuild the ways we live and work, the people best positioned to do that are those who “admit” to being creative.
Innovation and creativity will ensure our survival through our current crises, and are fundamental to human success—yet many hold onto the false belief that artists are incapable of leading us.
As artists challenge institutions, reflect inconvenient truths, and build communities; the art world is realizing their viability is dependent on artists themselves.
Whether they are using the app or not, more young people are looking to turn a quick profit from “art flipping.”
Clearly defining where your talents lie and where you need to leave yourself time to grow can be part of how you can build a creative business over time.
The 2019 Whitney Biennial has 68 living artists—and they have more in common than you might think. Take a look at what helped set these creatives apart.
Think you need the approval of industry gatekeepers to have a thriving art career? Think again. Seize control of your art business today and follow your own unique path to success.
You can’t control if your art is bought, or if the piece you’re working on now will be the one that makes a grant application successful. But you can control your goals and what you’re doing to make them happen.
They say living well is the best revenge. The world tells you that artists are doomed to starve, but Carolyn Edlund breaks down this insidious lie and encourages working artists to flip the script.