New Markets for Artists: How to Sell, Fund Projects, and Exhibit Using Social Media, DIY Pop-Ups, EBay, Kickstarter, and Much More

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Skyhorse Publishing Company, Incorporated, 2012 - Art - 249 pages
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This book is like a language course that is meant to enhance your ability to communicate your art and creative ideas to the world. In the new millennium, artists must create new models for exhibitions and sales. They must also be aware of new modes of communication, from social networking to the latest mobile phone apps. How we share visual information is radically shifting, and artists can benefit from all of these new tools. In this hyper-competitive world, the latest software and hardware, as it applies to creativity and promotion, is part of a language you must be conversant in. This book works as a course (downloadable syllabus available) and as a companion volume to Carey's recent book, Making It in the Art World.

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New Markets for Artists: How To Sell, Fund Projects, and Exhibit Using Social Media, DIY Pop-Ups, eBay, Kickstarter, and Much More

User Review  - Heidi Senior - Book Verdict

Although the book title touts mostly online markets, artist and writer Carey (Making It in the Art World: New Approaches to Galleries, Shows, and Raising Money) also covers the benefits, drawbacks ... Read full review

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User Review  - Yun Peng - Goodreads

Pretty basic knowledge. More for people who are not marketing-savvy. Read full review

About the author (2012)

Brainard Carey was born in Manhattan, New York, and grew up in Yonkers. After attending undergraduate art school at SUNY Purchase, he moved to Rhode Island and opened a gallery and began publishing a literary magazine. Carey then moved back to New York City, where he met Delia Bajo, and cofounded Praxis, which was invited to be in the Whitney Biennial in 2002 and to be in a solo show there in 2007, as well as other venues around the world. Carey also has a mentoring/ educational business that helps artists to write grants, exhibit, and advance their careers. He splits his time between New York City and a studio in New Haven, Connecticut, where he has a radio show on Yale radio WYBC called The Art World Demystified.

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