WHAT IS ABSTRACT ART?

OK, here is one definition; Art in which elements of form have been stressed in handling the subject matter – which may or may not be recognizable. Abstraction is a relative term; all artworks exist on a continuum between total abstraction and full representation. Vassily Kandinsky is generally credited with having created the first purely

NOT ALL ART IS “DISCOUNT” ART

How often have you heard someone, or perhaps even done this yourself… approach an artist at a fine art show and asked the usual question about an original piece of art they like, “How much for this piece?” After getting the price, they or you, begin to immediately bargain for a discount? I realize that

My Experiences With The Basic Business Of Art

In the beginning, (1968 after art school) I painted original work for exhibit. If a client liked a painting that was sold, I could paint another one just for them. Often I would be consigned to paint a special painting to the clients’ specifications. Galleries would buy the art at wholesale prices and sell at their