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  • Making It in the Art Worldby Brainard Carey

    Allworth Press 2011; US$ 19.95

    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.... more...

  • The Business of Being an Artistby Daniel Grant

    Allworth Press 2010; US$ 27.50

    Fine artists are taught many things about the craft of art in the various art schools and university art programs, but rarely do they learn much if anything about how to make a career of their talents. The Business of Being an Artist contains information on how artists may develop a presence in the art world that leads to sales. The book contains... more...

  • The Profitable Artistby Artspire

    Allworth Press 2011; US$ 24.95

    While all art is unique, the challenges artists face are shared regardless of background, experience, and artistic medium. With decades of experience training and helping artists, the expert staff of the New York Foundation for the Arts have compiled a ?best practices? approach to planning and organizing an art career. In this book, NYFA has... more...

  • Selling Art Without Galleriesby Daniel Grant

    Allworth Press 2010; US$ 19.95

    The first guide to selling art independently. This comprehensive resource shows artists how to make a living from their art—without relying on galleries. Through interviews with a range of successful artists, readers will learn how to write about their own work, how to arrange and curate exhibits, how to work in nonprofit arts spaces, how to determine... more...

  • A Portrait of the Visual Artsby Kevin F. McCarthy

    RAND Corporation 2005; US$ 9.95

    Providing information about developments in the visual arts world, this book promotes analysis of the sector, describing the characteristics of visual arts consumers (collectors and appreciators), artists, finances, and organizations. It also tells a story of rapid, even seismic change, systemic imbalances, and dislocation. more...

  • Fine Art and High Financeby Clare McAndrew

    Wiley 2010; US$ 39.95

    Art and finance coalesce in the elite world of fine art collecting and investing. Investors and collectors can’t protect and profit from their collections without grappling with a range of complex issues like risk, insurance, restoration, and conservation. They require intimate knowledge not only of art but also of finance. Clare McAndrew and... more...

  • Classic Ephemeraby Darren Henley; Tim Lihoreau

    Elliott & Thompson 2009; US$ 10.49

    How long did it take Rossini to compose The Barber of Seville? Which composer named five of his children Johann? Why was Elgar depicted on the back of a £20 note? Find out all this and more in the brand new edition of Classic FM's Classic Ephemera, an irresistible compilation of facts, figures and trivia from the world of classical music. Written... more...

  • Art Glass Identification & Price Guideby John III Shuman

    F+W Media 2011; US$ 18.99

    Daring designers such as Louis Comfort Tiffany and Reneacute Lalique are remembered for their intricate pattern creations with glass that pushed the evolution of design. These entrancingly beautiful masterpieces of yesterday are commanding high prices in today's antiques and collectibles marketplace. Author John Shuman Ill gives art glass collectors... more...

  • Taking AIM!by Marysol Nieves

    Fordham University Press 2011; US$ 45.00

    Taking Aim! The Business of Being an Artist Today is a practical, affordable resource guide filled with invaluable advice for the emerging artist. The book is specially designed to aid visual artists in furtheringtheir careers through unfiltered information about the business practices and idiosyncrasies of the contemporary art world. It demystifies... more...

  • Pictures, Passions and Eyeby Michel Strauss

    Halban 2013; US$ 11.65

    Michel Strauss embarked on an enduring love affair at the age of six when he saw for the first time paintings by Manet, Monet and Degas: the passion aroused by these artists never left him. This passion, this ‘eye? as he calls it led to his becoming Head of the Impressionist Department at Sotheby?s where he remained for forty years. He describes the... more...