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The Art of Art Dealing

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Part One: Getting Started

1. Do you want to know how to sell art?

2. Do you have one foot in the past?

3. Do you have your other foot in the future?

4. Do you consider yourself someone with a point of view and something to say?

If you answered yes to these questions, Read More

art basel miami beach 2012

Michael Stipe, Ryan Trecartin and RoseLee Goldberg Take Part in GIFS Festival

Michael Stipe, stil of animated GIF, 2012:
"It's all the things that are basically obsolete thanks to the digital revolution; tv, film, landlines."
- Michael Stipe, 2012

Michael Stipe, RoseLee Goldberg, Ryan Trecartin and the Rodarte sisters are just some of the artists and curators signed up to take part in “Moving the Still: A Festival of GIFS,” the “first ever large-scale open call and exhibition” dedicated to GIFS as an art form, both in digital and real space. The festival, which is being presented by Paddle8, the online site for art collectors, and Tumblr, the social blogging platform, will launch its online call for submissions on Oct. 17. Read More

art basel miami beach 2012

VH1 to Sponsor Scope Miami 2012

Penelope Umbrico, 'Suns from Flickr,' Photograph. (Courtesy Scope Art Show and Aperture Foundation)

Nothing foreshadows the end of summer like news trickling in about Art Basel Miami Beach. Today’s announcement that the Scope Art Show has struck a sponsorship deal with cable network VH1 was just such news, and it gave us a slight shiver. Scope, the satellite art fair that will run concurrently with ABMB from Dec. 4 to 9, will make its biggest splash to date, occupying a 100,000-square-foot pavilion in midtown Miami, replete with a VH1 Outdoor Lounge for post-fair frolicking. Read More

Art Basel Miami Beach 2011

Hole Gallery Serves Salem, Strippers, Smoke Machine at Basel Bash (NSFW)

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Salem at the Delano, Miami Beach

“People pay to see others believe in themselves,” Sonic Youth bassist Kim Gordon wrote in Artforum in 1993. “Maybe people don’t know whether they can experience the erotic or whether it exists only in commercials. … As a performer you sacrifice yourself, you go through the motions and emotions of sexuality for all the people who pay to see it, to believe that it exists.” Read More