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Making It in the Art World: New Approaches to Galleries, Shows, and Raising Money | [Brainard Carey]

Making It in the Art World: New Approaches to Galleries, Shows, and Raising Money

Learn how today’s artists survive, exhibit, and earn money, without selling out! This book explains how to be a professional artist and new methods to define and realize what success means. Whether you’re a beginner, a student, or a career artist looking to be in the best museum shows, this book provides ways of advancing your plans on any level. Making It in the Art World is an invaluable resource for artists at every stage, offering readers a plethora of strategies and helpful tips to plan and execute a successful artistic career.
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Brainard Carey hopes to shatter the tiresome myth of the struggling artist in Making It in the Art World, a valuable resource for artists hoping to gain greater success and more lucrative opportunities from their work. Carey, co-founder of the collaborative art duo Praxis, generously outlines some key factors, from unconventional thinking to fostering interpersonal relationships and building a community, all delivered by Peter Drew in an urgent and forceful performance that renders Carey's advice all the more motivational. Thanks to Carey, listeners are shown that it is possible to have a long-lasting and fulfilling career as a principled artist.

Publisher's Summary

Learn how today’s artists survive, exhibit, and earn money, without selling out! This book explains how to be a professional artist and new methods to define and realize what success means. Whether you’re a beginner, a student, or a career artist looking to be in the best museum shows, this book provides ways of advancing your plans on any level. Making It in the Art World is an invaluable resource for artists at every stage, offering readers a plethora of strategies and helpful tips to plan and execute a successful artistic career. Topics include how to evaluate your own work, how to submit art, how to present work to the public, how to avoid distractions in the studio, and much more.

©2011 Brainard Carey (P)2012 Audible, Inc.

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    Amazon Customer Las Vegas 09-01-14
    Amazon Customer Las Vegas 09-01-14 Member Since 2012
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    "Every artist NEEDS THIS BOOK!"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Making It in the Art World to be better than the print version?

    no


    What did you like best about this story?

    Concise information of how to make it in the art world...If you are ready and willing you can do it!


    Have you listened to any of Peter Drew’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    good


    What did you learn from Making It in the Art World that you would use in your daily life?

    how to approach things


    Any additional comments?

    Fantastic book YOU NEED MORE BOOKS LIKE THIS!

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    Jeanine Los Angeles, CA, United States 02-19-14
    Jeanine Los Angeles, CA, United States 02-19-14 Member Since 2010
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    "Straight-forward, easy to follow, great ideas"
    What made the experience of listening to Making It in the Art World the most enjoyable?

    Very straight-forward language. Not flowery at all. Easy to understand and incorporate into our life/plan. Logical and inspiring. Great for the go-getter mentality.


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    Shannon Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada 09-23-13
    Shannon Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada 09-23-13 Member Since 2011
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    "Wonderful, Informative Book"
    What made the experience of listening to Making It in the Art World the most enjoyable?

    Enjoyed the stories about the author's entry into the art world and his stories about other artists experiences with shows etc. Also had some good tips for readers... and some tips I will certainly apply.


    What three words best describe Peter Drew’s voice?

    The narrator's voice was pleasant, but had a choppy cadence and could be hard to follow a times,


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