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The Louvre - what happened and how it was protected

The Louvre as the flood waters rose last Friday Today Musée du Louvre in Paris reopened following the Flood threat to Louvre and Musee d'Orsay. We are so happy to see you again in the Louvre... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

ING Discerning Eye 2016 - Call for Entries

This is about the Call for Entries for the 25th ING Discerning Eye Competition in 2016. Cover of the ING Discerning Eye Call for Entries Leaflet Below you can find: information about the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

The Banker's Guide To The Art Market

The Banker's Guide to Art is a documentary to be broadcast by the BBC later this month. The apparent aim is to take a less "reverential" view of the financial realities of art than ever before. This... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Have You Lost Friendships Because You Are An Artist? (Curious Monday)

Living the life as an artist is hard enough, but it's made harder when those we're close to don't support us. We need people around us who can support us emotionally - people who believe in our message to the world. It really stinks when friends and family don't believe in our goals. Show More Summary

Flood threat to Louvre and Musee d'Orsay

Both the Musée du Louvre and the Musée d'Orsay are currently closed for flood precautions - and because they need to move artwork. View of  the Musée du Louvre from the roof of the Musée... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Know the Value of How to Find Collectors

Art collectors do not come free. Do you know your costs to acquire a collector? The post Know the Value of How to Find Collectors appeared first on Art Marketing News |Serving Visual Artists Since... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Awe Your Collectors With This Follow-up Plan

You might be leaving money on the table. People who buy from you once – whether it’s a work of art or your teaching services – are more likely to buy from you again than people who have never bought from you. It’s less effort to nurture relationships with people who already know, like, and trust you than to find new people to share your art with. Show More Summary

A new location for Henry Moore's "Old Flo" in the East End

It looks as if Henry Moore's "Old Flo"might finally be returning to the East End of London - and my home borough of Tower Hamlets. That would also mean one of the oddest stories about ownership of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Why we draw cats

Did you know that the query "How to draw a cat" generates 40 MILLION results if you ask Google. Interestingly if you query "why we draw cats" Google becomes deaf and pretends it hasn't heard and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

How to return defective art materials and get a refund

From time to time, artists need to return art materials and get a refund because they have found the art media and/or supports and/or equipment to be defective. It may not achieve the quality... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Jeff Koons and Damien Hirst on BBC4

I watched a very curious television programme on BBC4 last night.  The well known art critic(!) Kirsty Wark interviewed Jeff Koons (b.1955) and Damien Hirst (b. 1965). The programme and interview... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Roundup: Get Tantalizing Ideas, Useful Information & Strong Inspiration Here

Here’s a Roundup of Recent Posts Memorial Day Holiday Weekend Makes a Great Time for a Roundup! For nearly all in the U.S., Memorial Day is a long weekend and chance to unwind with family and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Is there a guide for pricing art for competitions?

I get asked questions about pricing art from time to time. Today I got one about pricing for art competitions. I've anonymised the question with respect to (1) the person who asked the question and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

5 Recommendations for Online Success

It used to be that the only way artists knew to promote their art was to send 35-millimeter slide packets to a gallery. That was about $30 worth of slides with first-class postage and a return envelope with the same amount of postage. Show More Summary

Interviews with RHS Botanical Art Gold Medallists 2016 - from Australia and South Africa

This is the second in a short series of short interviews  I did with the RHS Gold Medal winners for Botanical Art earlier this year. These interview posts have been very popular with botanical... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Arts and Crafts at the RHS Chelsea Show 2016

The artists - painters, printmakers, carvers, sculptors etc - exhibiting at Chelsea this week - in THE show in the Royal Horticultural Society's calendar are detailed below. Various fairs - besides... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

How Do You Motivate Yourself to Finish a Project? (Curious Monday)

We all have projects that are part of our lives for longer than originally intended. The more we avoid them, the more monstrous they become. Procrastination is in charge. Today's question... How do you motivate yourself to finish upShow More Summary

Get the Best 25 Tips How to Make Networking for Artists Success Here

Networking for Artists. It’s Not Just for Extroverts Anymore. Three trips around the sun ago, my co-broadcasting partner, Jason Horejs, and I did one of our Art2Market talks on Networking for... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Complementary colours and other schema

In the past few days a blog post about A modern approach to complementaries by Delphine Doreau which by I highlighted on Facebook has attracted a huge audience and very many shares. Delphine made an... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Presentation Tips for Your Art Talk

I recently helped Rob, my husband, with a presentation he was preparing on the topic of virtual reality. Now, he's a smart guy. He has a Ph.D. in mathematical physics, so he wasn’t asking me what I thought about his virtual reality angle. Show More Summary

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