“Making It in the Art World: New Approaches to Galleries, Shows, and Raising Money”

By Brainard Carey

Rating: 4 out of 5.

This book aims to teach to today ‘s artists how to survive, exhibit, and earn money, without selling out.

By reading Making It in the Art World everyone will be able to learn how to be a professional artist and new methods to define and realise what success means. Whether you’re a beginner, a student, or a career artist, this book could be really helpful to reach your goals in the artistic field.

I’ve read many books dealing with the business of art. This is the most practical one I’ve found. Easy to read, informative and entertaining.

— User on Goodreads

Making It in the Art World is an incredible valuable resource for artists at every stage, offering readers many strategies and tips to plan and execute a successful career. Some topics you can find in those pages include how to evaluate your own work, how to submit art, how to present work to the public, how to avoid distractions in the studio, and much more.

This book is highly recommended for every artist who’s trying to make their own way in the art world, tired of the same old approach of galleries and museums.

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Brainard Carey was born in Manhattan, New York. He’s an artist, teacher, walker, and pool player. He cofounded the artistic collaborative Praxis with his wife, Delia Carey, and is the host of Lives of the Artists, a podcast on Yale University radio on the art and artists in which Brainard has interviewed over 1,400 artists,

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