Art/Work - Revised & Updated

Everything You Need to Know (and Do) As You Pursue Your Art Career

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Author: Heather Darcy Bhandari,Jonathan Melber

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1501146165

Category: Art

Page: 400

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The definitive, must-have guide to pursuing an art career—the fully revised and updated edition of Art/Work, now in its fourteenth printing, shares the tools artists of all levels need to make it in this highly competitive field. Originally published in 2009, Art/Work was the first practical guide to address how artists can navigate the crucial business and legal aspects of a fine art career. But the rules have changed since then, due to the proliferation of social media, increasing sophistication of online platforms, and ever more affordable digital technology. Artists have never had to work so hard to distinguish themselves—including by making savvy decisions and forging their own paths. Now Heather Bhandari, with over fifteen years of experience as a director of the popular Chelsea gallery Mixed Greens, and Jonathan Melber, a former arts/entertainment lawyer and director of an art e-commerce startup, advise a new generation of artists on how to make it in the art world. In this revised and updated edition, Bhandari and Melber show artists how to tackle a host of new challenges. How do you diversify income streams to sustain a healthy art practice? How can you find an alternative to the gallery system? How do you review a license agreement? What are digital marketing best practices? Also included are new quotes from over thirty arts professionals, updated commission legal templates, organizational tips, tax information, and advice for artists who don’t make objects. An important resource for gallerists, dealers, art consultants, artist-oriented organizations, and artists alike, Art/Work is the resource that all creative entrepreneurs in the art world turn to for advice.

ART/WORK

Everything You Need to Know (and Do) As You Pursue Your Art Career

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Author: Heather Darcy Bhandari,Jonathan Melber

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1416572333

Category: Art

Page: 291

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A gallery director and arts-and-entertainment lawyer counsels aspiring artists on the business side of the career, sharing nuts-and-bolts information on such topics as preparing a portfolio, negotiating a favorable representation deal, and selling directly to the public. Original.

Art Market Research

A Guide to Methods and Sources, 2d ed.

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Author: Tom McNulty

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 0786466715

Category: Art

Page: 332

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This book is for art market researchers at all levels. A brief overview of the global art market and its major stakeholders precedes an analysis of the various sales venues (auction, commercial gallery, etc.). Library research skills are reviewed, and advanced methods are explored in a chapter devoted to basic market research. Because the monetary value of artwork cannot be established without reference to the aesthetic qualities and art historical significance of our subject works, two substantial chapters detail the processes involved in researching and documenting the fine and decorative arts, respectively, and provide annotated bibliographies. Methods for assigning values for art objects are explored, and sources of price data, both in print and online, are identified and described in detail. In recent years, art historical scholarship increasingly has addressed issues related to the history of art and its markets: a chapter on resources for the historian of the art market offers a wide range of sources. Finally, provenance and art law are discussed, with particular reference to their relevance to dealers, collectors, artists and other art market stakeholders.

Career Discovery Encyclopedia

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Author: Ferguson

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 1438128541

Category: Occupations

Page: 1586

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Praise for the previous editions: Booklist/RBB "Twenty Best Bets for Student Researchers"

Landing Your Perfect Nursing Job

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Author: Lisa Mauri Thomas

Publisher: Sigma Theta Tau

ISBN: 1937554716

Category: Education

Page: 262

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Job hunting can be discouraging, especially in today's world of electronic resumes, background checks, and keyword searches. How can you break through the data overload and ensure your skills and talents are obvious to a potential employer? Whether you are a new nurse looking for your first job or an experienced professional changing specialties, moving up the ladder, or re-entering the workforce, Lisa Mauri Thomas helps you learn how to map out the best strategies for landing your perfect nursing job. From networking to interviewing, Thomas shows you how to market yourself and your nursing skills, including: Improving your cover letter and resume writing abilities; Prepping and practicing for interviews; Networking like a pro all day, every day; Planning and managing your job search with handy checklists and customizable calendars. Book jacket.

Kunst Und Angst: Feststellungen Uber Die Gefahren (Und Belohnungen) Des Kunstschaffens

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Author: David Bayles,Ted Orland

Publisher: Samuel Wachtman's Sons, Incorporated

ISBN: 9781888820751

Category:

Page: 134

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Ubersetzung der amerikanischen Originalausgabe von Art & Fear Ein Uberlebenshandbuch fur den Kunstler von David Bayles & Ted Orland Worum geht es bei Kunst? Wohin bewegt sie sich? Welche Widerstande gibt es? DAS SIND DIE FRAGEN, AUF DIE ES ANKOMMT, wiederkehrende Fragen, die sich in jedem Stadium der kunstlerischen Entwicklung stellen. Sie sind der Ursprung fur dieses Kompendium scharfsinniger Beobachtungen. Kunst & Angst erforscht, wie Kunst geschaffen wird, die Grunde, warum Kunstwerke oft nicht entstehen und die Art der Schwierigkeiten, die so viele Kunstler dazu bringt, auf der Wegstrecke aufzugeben. Dieses Buch handelt davon, was du fuhlst, wenn du in deinem Atelier oder im Lehrsaal sitzt, du an der Topferscheibe oder am Keyboard, vor der Staffelei oder hinter deiner Kamera stehst und du versuchst, das Werk, das dir bestimmt ist, zu schaffen. Es geht darum, dass du deine Zukunft in die Hand nimmst, den Freien Willen uber Vorherbestimmung, die Wahl vor den Zufall stellst. Es geht darum, dein eigenes Werk zu finden."

The Focal Encyclopedia of Photography

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Author: Michael R. Peres

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136106138

Category: Photography

Page: 880

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*Searchable CD ROM containing the entire book (including images) *Over 450 color images, plus never before published images provided by the George Eastman House collection, as well as images from Ansel Adams, Howard Schatz, and Jerry Uelsmann to name just a few The role and value of the picture cannot be matched for accuracy or impact. This comprehensive treatise, featuring the history and historical processes of photography, contemporary applications, and the new and evolving digital technologies, will provide the most accurate technical synopsis of the current, as well as early worlds of photography ever compiled. This Encyclopedia, produced by a team of world renown practicing experts, shares in highly detailed descriptions, the core concepts and facts relative to anything photographic. This Fourth edition of the Focal Encyclopedia serves as the definitive reference for students and practitioners of photography worldwide, expanding on the award winning 3rd edition. In addition to Michael Peres (Editor in Chief), the editors are: Franziska Frey (Digital Photography), J. Tomas Lopez (Contemporary Issues), David Malin (Photography in Science), Mark Osterman (Process Historian), Grant Romer (History and the Evolution of Photography), Nancy M. Stuart (Major Themes and Photographers of the 20th Century), and Scott Williams (Photographic Materials and Process Essentials)

Art & Reality

The New Standard Reference Guide and Business Plan for Actively Developing Your Career as an Artist

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Author: Robert J. Abbott

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Art

Page: 240

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When a work of art has been created, what does the artist do to get the word out and sell the object? Art & Reality is an important how-to book that shows the artist not only what to do but also how to do it -- evaluating the work, planning marketing strategies, developing presentation materials, qualifying target markets, writing letters of introduction, and much more. At a time when cutbacks in the arts are routinely taking place, Art & Reality creates new avenues to assist artists in determining what must be done to survive and prosper. This book is for the person in the arts who may not be savvy about the dollar/cost side of doing business. The perfect marriage of creativity and the real world.

Job Readiness for Health Professionals - E-Book

Soft Skills Strategies for Success

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Author: Elsevier

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323292240

Category: Medical

Page: 256

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You might know how to properly bill patients, draw blood, or code in a professional work environment, but are you prepared to find and keep your next job? Using an easy-to-read, easy-to-follow format, Job Readiness for Health Professionals: Soft Skills Strategies for Success gives you an advantage in the job market by guiding you through what you need to know to master the essential soft skills — such as professional habits, attitudes, and personality traits — needed for every entry-level healthcare job. If you want long-term success as a working professional, then this book is for you! Critical thinking exercises woven throughout skills include multidisciplinary scenarios from the field. What If? boxes feature short scenarios for the you to think about how you would handle a situation in the workplace. Case studies use fictional vignettes to illustrate the issues involved with the specific skills. Down a Dark Road vignettes illustrate what can go terribly wrong when a skill is ignored or not mastered. Behavioral objectives provided for mastering each skill. Worktext format with journaling activities give you opportunities for self reflection on your skills progress. Experiential Exercises are actions or experiments that you can perform on your own to gain a deeper appreciation for the skill. Cross Currents with Other Skills cross references related skills, pointing out the synergies and connections between them.

Zen and the Art of Making a Living

A Practical Guide to Creative Career Design

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Author: Laurence G. Boldt

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101202685

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 608

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The most innovative, unconventional, and profoundly practical career guide available?newly revised and updated With today?s economic uncertainties, millions of Americans realize they must seize control over their own career paths. They want work that not only pays the bills but also allows them to pursue their real passions. In this revised edition, Laurence Boldt updates and revises his revolutionary guide to meet the challenges of the twenty-first century workplace. The first part of this book helps readers to identify the work that they really want to do, while the second provides practical, active steps to finding or creating that work. Zen and the Art of Making a Living goes beyond inspiration, providing a proven formula for bringing creativity, dignity, and meaning to every aspect of the work experience.

Printers' Circular

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Book industries and trade

Page: N.A

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How to Photograph Under-water

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Author: Norbert Wu

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 9780811724524

Category: Photography

Page: 118

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The fundamentals of photographing underwater are explained. Includes information on equipment, film, lighting, composition, and selling pictures.

Beyond Talent

Creating a Successful Career in Music

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Author: Angela Myles Beeching

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780198037811

Category: Music

Page: 344

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Contrary to the standard joke about how to get to Carnegie Hall, "making it" in music is not simply about practice, practice, practice. Today, over 200,000 people in the United States work as musicians. With competition for traditional employment opportunities for musicians becoming ever more heated, today's musicians must know how the music industry works and how they can tailor their skills accordingly. How can musicians create their own professional paths?; In Beyond Talent, veteran music career counselor Angela Myles Beeching offers up a comprehensive guide for musicians in search of work, demystifying the steps to success. Drawing on a wealth of real-life examples, the book untangles artist management and the recording industry and explains how to find and create performance opportunities. Guidance is also provided on grant writing and fundraising, day jobs, freelancing, and how to manage money, time, and stress. Straightforward and reader-friendly, Beyond Talent is filled with practical tips, examples, checklists, sample budgets, goal-setting exercises, and extensive resource listings.; This essential handbook goes beyond the usual "how-to"; Beyond Talent helps musicians tackle the core questions about career goals, defining success, and imagining and then creating a meaningful life as a professional musician.

The New Art of Managing People, Updated and Revised

Person-to-Person Skills, Guidelines, and Techniques Every Manager Needs to Guide, Direct, and Motivate the Team

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Author: Phillip L. Hunsaker,Anthony J. Alessandra

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1416550623

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 357

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A fully revised and updated edition of the management classic which offers updates on crucial guidelines and techniques for developing the interpersonal skills necessary to improve relations with employees, assessing and improving current working situations, understanding the differences between people, and numerous other methods for creating a positive work environment and increasing productivity and profitability. In addition, the eight new chapters reflect the latest developments in the field including Planning and Goal Setting, Developing Ethical Guideposts, Valuing Diversity and Promoting Change. Management is an ever-expanding area of study, and every business school professor, executive, and aspiring manager should read this essential guide to creating a friendly and productive working atmosphere.

Artist's Market '87

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Author: Susan Conner

Publisher: Writer's Digest Books

ISBN: 9780898792461

Category: Art

Page: 576

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Freelance artists looking for new marketing opportunities will find listings of 2,500 buyers of all types of graphic art and in-depth information on each listing. Illustrated.

Born To Heal

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Author: Tony Hogan

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448117704

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 256

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In Born to Heal, Tony Hogan tells us the story of his remarkable life, from his colourful childhood in County Wicklow to his experiences as one of Ireland's foremost healers. Blighted as a child by life-threatening illness, yet blessed with the extraordinary ability to heal others, Tony gradually matured his abilities and people began to seek him out to ask for his help. Born to Heal shares some of the techniques that Tony Hogan used to develop his own powers. Packed full of practical help on self-healing, this fascinating book also explores the power of the mind and absent healing. It is full of astounding case histories and is by turns funny, entertaining, insightful and moving. Ultimately, Born to Heal offers a positive message: human suffering can be relieved when all the normal remedies have failed.

Art Therapy

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Art therapy

Page: N.A

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My Song

A Memoir of Art, Race & Defiance

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Author: Harry Belafonte

Publisher: Canongate Books

ISBN: 0857865889

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 384

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Written with Vanity Fair contributing editor Michael Schnayerson, My Song is an inspiring story of performance and protest, from a superstar singer and actor who was on the front lines of practically every progressive political battle in modern memory. Along the way, he befriended some of the most influential figures of the 20th century, from Tony Curtis, Marlon Brando and Sidney Poitier to Martin Luther King, the Kennedys, Eleanor Roosevelt, Fidel Castro, James Baldwin, Bob Dylan and Nelson Mandela. From his impoverished childhood in Harlem and Jamaica, through his meteoric rise as an international calypso star, provocative crossover into Hollywood where he broke down many racial barriers, passionate lifelong involvement in the civil rights movement and myriad other social causes, to his personal struggles and rich friendships, this is a remarkable, multifaceted and hugely inspirational story. "A man whose story should be told for generations to come" (Robert Redford)