Are you as fed up as me of hearing that if you want to get on as an artist, you should steer clear of politics?
The perceived wisdom is that art and politics don’t mix. After all, you don’t want to alienate potential clients...
But are art and politics necessarily a bad thing to put together?
How does the message of (your) art change according to the way it's displayed, curated or compiled?
How does a well thought-out hanging add to the experience of seeing art?
Have you ever stopped to think how the scale of (your) art impacts its viewers?
And how the message of the work changes according to how it is arranged?
At ARCOmadrid 2015: ANNA MARIA MAIOLINO Untitled
from Codificacoes Matericas series, 1995 acrylic on paper, 41 × 52 cm
If you're serious about your art career, keeping up with the contemporary art world is essential. But it's not always easy.
A new online tool now makes it simple for both artists and collectors to stay abreast of the latest exhibitions and fairs. (Especially for those of us in countries like Spain where information can vary from sketchy to non-existent.)