Blog on Art Marketing and Selling Art


Don't Be Afraid to Change the World

You have been given certain gifts by natural selection, the universe, the creator, or God.....choose the one that fits your believe system...And you have a responsibility to share those gifts with the world.....the world will be a richer place for it....So think about this: how can you change the world if you're afraid to get out there and share your art with people? [...]

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Why "Regular" artworks can also be "Cube Grenades"

Not long ago, Hugh posted on his blog an article explaining the concept of what he has dubbed "Cube Grenades" and why he considers the concept integral to the work he does. The idea of a "Cube Grenade," in the context of Hugh's work, is that people can print out his cartoons on their own printers and post them in their "cubes" (possibly, but not necessarily a literal cubicle). [...]

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How to Sell Art

Over the past couple of weeks, I have shared some of my ideas about selling art in the series, On Selling Art, Part 1 and Part 2. After finishing those two articles, I realized it might be helpful to have the same ideas (and a few more) distilled down into a sort of "action list." So that's what I did. Here are 24 thoughts on How to Sell Art. [...]

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Art Marketing is Conversations

Today's Post is by Clint Watson,  founder of FineArtViews. Follow Clint on Twitter. Since writing about Art Marketing for Artists Who Want to Change the World, I've had some more thoughts about art marketing:  Art marketing is conversations.  Ignore your friendly magazine salesperson and/or marketing "guru" who tells you marketing is all about "branding:"  "branding" is for sissies, branding is dead - MARKETING. IS. CONVERSATIONS. (Hint:  If you're having conversations, you'll "automatically" develop a "brand").   Conversations are going to happen with or without your participation.  There's an old saying in advertising, "Tell your story, or someone else will tell it for [...]

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