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How Do Artists Get Their Work Into A Museum?

The most common way for a living artist to get their paintings into a museum is to win or be a finalist in an international art competition. The annual BP Portrait Award exhibits winners at the National Portrait Gallery in London. Another example would be the Art Renewal Centers (ARC) annual award that includes a museum exhibit at the Museum European …

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Starving Artists vs Millionaire Artists

The concept of “the starving artist” is a belief popularized by the 19th century Romantic Art Movement. They made it fashionable to be poor. These were the artists that rejected the classic teachings of the academies as well as traditional patronage. They intentionally alienated themselves from formal training, worldly success, and family support so they …

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Women Artists

Women In the Arts: Drawing New Boundaries

© Uriél Dana 2017 [dropcap]W[/dropcap]hen I began my painting career artists did not have the luxury of the Internet. We sent slides to galleries and publishers, waiting weeks for our precious and expensive images to be returned in our self addressed and stamped return envelopes. Women artists were not welcomed as they are today. Luckily, …

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Discrimination of Women In the Arts

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]n the arts, discrimination continues to be a major issue. Here are some stats from Guerrilla Girls West, the conscience of the art world. 90% of Art Models are Women. 65% of Art Students are Women. 20% of Art Faculty are Women. Nearly half (45%) of all professional artists are Women. In “blind” art competitions …

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Why Technology Will Never Replace the Artist

[dropcap]O[/dropcap]ur world has gone mad since the 2016 US elections and we are all terrified. We are shellshocked with betrayal. We are filled with fear for our brothers and sisters who can not defend themselves and the violations of a Constitution that threaten all our ancestors gave their lives for. We fear for our planet. …

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Art, Social Media, And the Nationalist Agenda

[dropcap]M[/dropcap]any people are familiar with the English artist William Hogarth but do not realize he was also a brilliant social critic and editorial cartoonist in his day. Hogarth was famous for blasting the politically corrupt, social integration, & the vulgar. His “Modern Moral Subjects” was the Facebook of the 16th Century.  Ironically, he owned a dog named Trump. Artists …

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