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scottb
03-12-2002, 05:53 PM
I encourage everyone to stop by and visit the web site of my good friend, Alan Bamberger, noted art historian, appraiser, and author.

http://www.artbusiness.com

There are tons of wonderful articles there on the business of art, and he updates it regularly.
Borrowing Ideas From Other Artists: How Far Can You Go? (http://www.artbusiness.com/copyprobs.html)
I Can't Sell Art Because I'm Not Dead and the Media Are Idiots (http://www.artbusiness.com/aliveprobs.html)
Why Artists Should Watch <b>Antiques Roadshow</b> (http://www.artbusiness.com/roadshow.html)
Copyright Infringement, Reproduction Rights, and Your Career (http://www.artbusiness.com/reprosuit.html)
When A Charity Art Auction Fundraiser Goes Bad (http://www.artbusiness.com/auctips2.html)
Sell Art Successfully in Tough Times (http://www.artbusiness.com/adversity.html)
An Art Website that Makes Money (http://www.artbusiness.com/moneysite.html)
Air Float Systems: Affordable Art Packaging (http://www.artbusiness.com/airfloat.html)
Sell Your Art Successfully at Online Auctions (http://www.artbusiness.com/sellonline2.html)
Art Auction Fundraiser Tips for Everyone (http://www.artbusiness.com/auctips.html)
How to Sell Someone Their First Piece of Art (http://www.artbusiness.com/firstsell.html)
Maximize the Dollar Value of Your Art Career (http://www.artbusiness.com/maxprice.html)
Should Independent Artists Seek Gallery Representation? (http://www.artbusiness.com/galrep.html)
Listen When Others Tell You About Your Art (http://www.artbusiness.com/destrart.html)
Avoid Common Artist Web Site Mistakes (http://www.artbusiness.com/weberrors.html)
The Canvas Cafe: New Concept in Selling Art (http://www.artbusiness.com/canvascafe.html)
Do Artists Need Managers? (http://www.artbusiness.com/artistmgr.html)
"Self-Commissioning" Art Rarely Works (http://www.artbusiness.com/selfcomm.html)
How to Write and Send Unsolicited Promotional Emails (http://www.artbusiness.com/promomail.html)
Your Art is Your Pension Fund (http://www.artbusiness.com/arthold.html)
Suggestions for Explaining Your Art to Viewers (http://www.artbusiness.com/explainart.html)
When to Turn Down a Commission (http://www.artbusiness.com/commref.html)
Pricing and Selling Your Lower Priced Art (http://www.artbusiness.com/lowerprices.html)
Should Artists Pay for Media Exposure? (http://www.artbusiness.com/freepublicity.html)
Major Show Exposure Always Helps Your Career (http://www.artbusiness.com/artprobs.html)
How to Set and Raise Selling Prices (http://www.artbusiness.com/moreprice.html)
Quitting the Big City Day Job to Make Art in the Country (http://www.artbusiness.com/dayjob.html)
Plan Your Estate Before It's Too Late (http://www.artbusiness.com/estax.html)
Is Your Art Overpriced? (http://www.artbusiness.com/expensiveart.html)
When Your Art Sells, But You Don't Own It (http://www.artbusiness.com/resaleworries.html)
More Estate Planning for Artists (http://www.artbusiness.com/estate.html)
Price Your Art Realistically (http://www.artbusiness.com/pricerealistic.html)
Choose Your Dealers Wisely (http://www.artbusiness.com/choosedealer.html)
Working With Other Artists (http://www.artbusiness.com/artistswork.html)
Breaking Into Auction (http://www.artbusiness.com/auctionbreak.html)
Working With Dealers (http://www.artbusiness.com/dealerswork.html)
Working on Stipend (http://www.artbusiness.com/stipend.html)
Publishing Promotional Materials (http://www.artbusiness.com/catalogue.html)
Art Business Books from Consultant Press (http://www.artbusiness.com/consultpress.html)
Writing Artist Statements (http://www.artbusiness.com/statement.html)
Keep Edition Sizes Constant (http://www.artbusiness.com/editionsize.html)
Art Web Sites That Work (http://www.artbusiness.com/artsite.html)
Tips on Handling Bargainers (http://www.artbusiness.com/bargainers.html)
Pay for Art Marketing? (http://www.artbusiness.com/package.html)
Sell Art Like the Galleries (http://www.artbusiness.com/galcomp.html)
Marketing for Self-Taught Artists (http://www.artbusiness.com/selftaught.html)
Appearing in Public (http://www.artbusiness.com/appearpub.htm)
Make the Most of Your Shows (http://www.artbusiness.com/career.htm)
Make Open Studios Work For You (http://www.artbusiness.com/openstudios.html)
Reproprint Issues (http://www.artbusiness.com/reproprints.html)
Teaching One-Day Workshops (http://www.artbusiness.com/workshops.html)
Art Bartering and Tax Issues (http://www.artbusiness.com/barter.html)
Working on Commission (http://www.artbusiness.com/commission.html)
Ways to Increase Sales (http://www.artbusiness.com/sales.html)Tell him Scott sent you. :)

Cheers.
Scott